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Best Places To Live In Houston, TX

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  • Houston, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 2,167,988
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Friendswood, TX
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,001
85
  • Rice Military, Houston, TX
  • 1.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,067
85
  • Pearland, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 97,427
84
  • Sugar Land, TX
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 82,420
84
  • Bellaire, TX
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,533
84
  • West University Place, TX
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,223
84
  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,938
84
  • Southside Place, TX
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,816
83
  • Midtown, Houston, TX
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,211
83
  • River Oaks, Houston, TX
  • 3.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 31,145
83
  • Greatwood, TX
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,657
83
  • Taylor Lake Village, TX
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,613
82
  • Rice, Houston, TX
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,343
82
  • Galleria-Uptown, Houston, TX
  • 6.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 66,648
82
  • New Territory, TX
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,640
82
  • Greater Heights, Houston, TX
  • 1.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 57,644
82
  • Montrose, Houston, TX
  • 2.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 34,301
82
  • Meadows Place, TX
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,701
81
  • Deer Park, TX
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,965
81
  • Hilshire Village, TX
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 606
80
  • Crosby, TX
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,619
80
  • Medical, Houston, TX
  • 5.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 43,070
79
  • Missouri City, TX
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,152
79
  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 7.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 34,679
78
  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,777
78
  • West University, Houston, TX
  • 5.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 33,138
77
  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,795
77
  • West Houston, Houston, TX
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 131,302
77
  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,228
76
  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,545
76
  • Brookside Village, TX
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,784
76
  • Atascocita, TX
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,470
75
  • Nassau Bay, TX
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,077
74
  • Stafford, TX
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,990
74
  • Far Northeast, Houston, TX
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 88,809
74
  • Galena Park, TX
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,093
73
  • Downtown, Houston, TX
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,839
73
  • Pasadena, TX
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 152,171
71
  • Four Corners, TX
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,973
71
  • Meyerland, Houston, TX
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 68,212
71
  • South Houston, TX
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,323
70
  • Westchase, Houston, TX
  • 9.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 66,867
70
  • Sheldon, TX
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,585
69
  • Arcola, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,964
69
  • Webster, TX
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,898
68
  • Spring Branch, Houston, TX
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 141,028
68
  • Mission Bend, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,110
68
  • Fresno, TX
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,374
67
  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,635
67
  • Channelview, TX
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,980

Listed above are the best places to live in Houston, TX for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Houston, TX, followed by the best places to live near Houston, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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