Ranked in the 66th percentile


  • Houston is ranked #863 in Texas
  • Houston is ranked #9,765 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
West University, Houston875.634,360
Rice Military, Houston85123,452
Downtown, Houston852.310,089
Greater Heights, Houston841.657,943
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Montrose, Houston842.435,723
Northwest, Houston846.3138,832
Midtown, Houston842.76,409
River Oaks, Houston833.431,337

Best Cities Near Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Seabrook, TX8926.313,038
Friendswood, TX8921.938,272
Cinco Ranch, TX8822.617,605
League City, TX882694,976
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clear Lake Shores, TX8826.71,458
The Woodlands, TX8827108,373
Sugar Land, TX8719.385,681
Pearland, TX8716.2106,238
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Hodgepodge of anything and everything...

Overall, the area is highly congested, fairly boring, and usually hot/humid. It has a reasonable cost of living due to most people not wanting to live there in the first place. However, if your looking for a beginner's city to start a family, it's a decent place to live.
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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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Source: The Houston, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).