Somewhat Livable


  • Houston is ranked #953 in Texas
  • Houston is ranked #12,492 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rice Military, Houston851.120,067
Midtown, Houston832.76,211
River Oaks, Houston833.431,145
Rice, Houston824.616,343
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Galleria-Uptown, Houston826.566,648
Greater Heights, Houston821.657,644
Montrose, Houston822.434,301
Medical, Houston805.443,070

Best Cities Near Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
The Woodlands, TX8727102,911
Friendswood, TX8721.937,001
Fulshear, TX8630.42,284
League City, TX862688,979
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clear Lake Shores, TX8526.71,295
Cinco Ranch, TX8522.618,028
Pearland, TX8516.297,427
Sugar Land, TX8419.382,420
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Recent Houston Reviews

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Run don't walk

Construction, traffic and streets that will jar your jaw out of alignment. Property taxes and homeowners insurance very high. As for crime, I feel safer on the subways of NYC than walking into a convenience store. If you can afford to eat out every night there are great restaurants. If you are looking for other attractions, really not much. If you don't live here now and are thinking about moving, …
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Get me outPosted on Apr 23, 2017
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
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Recent Houston Forum Questions

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Moving Companies vs. DIY move? My first several moves I always packed and moved myself. (and by myself I mean also with any family and friends I could bribe with pizza and beer). When I faced my last move I had a tweaked back and knew I was going to need more help than usual. I thought I was going to have to save a months worth of salary to cover the costs, but I …
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GingerCPosted on Dec 06, 2016
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
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Source: The Houston, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.