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  • Houston is ranked #884 in Texas
  • Houston is ranked #11,480 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rice, Houston874.616,343
Rice Military, Houston871.120,067
River Oaks, Houston873.431,145
Greater Memorial, Houston867.434,679
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
West University, Houston865.633,138
Midtown, Houston852.76,211
Galleria-Uptown, Houston846.566,648
Montrose, Houston842.434,301

Best Cities Near Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bellaire, TX91717,533
West University Place, TX905.315,223
Southside Place, TX905.81,816
Spring Valley Village, TX907.13,938
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
The Woodlands, TX8927102,911
League City, TX882688,979
Friendswood, TX8821.937,001
Hilshire Village, TX886.2606
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If Jersey is the armpit of America, Houston is the butthole.

I don't know where to start. When I moved to Houston, I was excited about being in such a large thriving city. Then I experienced 90° weather in November, a flood every time we have a decent rain, two vehicle break- ins, a friend whose home was burglarized and had her car stolen, and countless hours in the mind numbing traffic. The excitement has worn off. Houston …
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ThemiddleofeverywherePosted on Dec 16, 2015
car city - big, backward, pedestrian unfriendly, pay for traffic jams

Houston, where I was born, has been and seems that it will always be, owned and operated by developers. Want sidewalks, move somewhere else. Want areas for pedestrian access without cars roaring about, move. Want mass transit, go somewhere else. Want maintained infrastructure like streets, electricity, etc ... try another locale. The developers who run this town don't want to affect their profit margin by actually solving …
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areavibequetzalPosted on May 19, 2013

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Relocation to houston I am interested in moving to houston can anyone tell me any info about cost of living transportation medical services crime jobs museums parks and climate …
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KartvelishviliPosted on Jun 16, 2016
What restaurant offers the best steak in Houston, TX? I'm looking for the best Texas sized steakhouse in Houston. I don't need a fancy restaurant with fancy waiters or overpriced beer. All I'm looking for is the biggest, juiciest best steak in Houston. I've been to the chains like Ruth's Chris and the Capital Grille. What I'm looking for is something that is exclusive to Houston, a steak I can't find anywhere else... They say bigger is better …
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WindyCityPosted on Apr 08, 2011
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