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Best Places To Live In Northwest, Houston, TX

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  • Northwest, Houston, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 138,832
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score93
  • Cinco Ranch, TX
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,605
  • Cinco Ranch, Texas is a place that I am proud to say is my home. This community is actually one that was planned and developed. Once you move here, you will feel a connection to this place like you have
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  • Sugar Land, TX
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,681
  • The city heavily regulates building and business codes, making it more difficult to open, and expensive to maintain, a business. The police are quite active with stopping people for radar, and using red
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  • Meadows Place, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,721
  • I grew up in Meadows Place and my parents still live there to this day. It is completely suburban, but not cookie cutter. The housing is reasonably priced and it is definitely a middle/working class
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  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,871
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  • Missouri City, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 71,732
  • Having lived in Missouri City, TX for the past several years, I have come to find the city quite accommodating. Growing up in a much larger area, I have enjoyed the unique features this smaller community
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  • Far Northeast, Houston, TX
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 90,207
  • I moved to Houston from East Texas, East Texas is a name for, of course, the east section of Texas. It is capitalized because it is its own place, culture and style. Houston is basically the dividing
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  • Pecan Grove, TX
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,037
  • If you work in Houston, but want to live in a quieter suburb, then living in Pecan Grove, Texas may be for you. I have lived here in Pecan Grove for more than 10 years and I love it. The real estate here
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  • Atascocita, TX
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72,713
  • Atascocita was once a very small community located right outside of the west side of Houston. However, with the exponential growth in the Houston area, Atascocita has kind of gotten lost in the sprawl. I
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  • Richmond, TX
  • 26.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,939
  • If you live on the North side of the tracks, the area is treated like a step child. Money has been spent foolishly on stuff that most of the home owners wont use or need. My opinion, we need new blood in
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  • Pasadina, Houston, TX
  • 22.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 143,203
  • When I moved to Pasadina, Houston, TX I did so for work. I really didn't know anything about the area. As a result, it was a relatively blind move but one that proved to be quite fruitful. One of the
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  • Brookside Village, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,706
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  • New Territory, TX
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,843
  • New Territory is a suburb of Houston that has a lot to offer including good schools, neighbors and peace and quiet. The schools are some of the best and offer a well-rounded education with several
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  • West University Place, TX
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,318
  • I like that West University Place, Texas is a unique town. This town is a community that serves as a housing community for the bigger cities. Houston Texas is close to this city and serves the community
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  • Bellaire, TX
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,140
  • Living in Bellaire is really great. The fact to keep in mind is that we live in Bellaire, although Houston is only a few minutes away. Some days it is nice to be able to spend time in the city, and with
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  • Southside Place, TX
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,746
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  • Pasadena, TX
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 153,286
  • I moved to the area nine years ago. The bad things about Pasadena, TX include the extremely high crime, lack of police support, traffic, bad drivers, uninsured drivers, road rage, flooding, and the air
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  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,909
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  • Spring, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,608
  • A lovely town, but please be careful if you decide to move into the Thicket at Cypresswood Community of Spring, TX. They have an HOA association with no common sense and a few busybody neighbors with
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  • Mission Bend, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,334
  • I lived in Mission Bend temporarily due to work. Overall, it was an alright city but it felt lacking in a few ways. One of the things I did like about Mission Bend was that it was easy enough to afford
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  • Stafford, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,026
  • Being a Stafford resident is awesome. I have been living here for quite a number of years now, and I can honestly say it is the best place for finding something to do and to keep entertained. Stafford
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  • Four Corners, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,385
  • Living in Four Corners, TX was a great experience for my family and I. We got to see a lot and do a lot. I would say that the city is overall a busy place. There is lots of businesses, lots of
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  • Galena Park, TX
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,119
  • I love living in the city of Chicago because of its diverse cuisine and culture, its unique cityscape, its efficient transportation system and its comfortable climate. There is so much to do in the city
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  • Tomball, TX
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,353
  • I experienced a great season while living in Tomball Texas. The city is located in Harris County. Tomball is close to the Houston Texas vicinity. The township is on a successful academic path. They have
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  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,312
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  • Midtown, Houston, TX
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,409
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  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,688
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  • West University, Houston, TX
  • 9.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 34,360
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  • Jacinto City, TX
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,753
  • It's really wonderful living in Jacinto City, Texas and I wouldn't want to call any place else my home! We have lived here for 18 years, have pretty much raised our kids here as there's a great school
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  • West Houston, Houston, TX
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 139,738
  • If you love a partially tropical climate where the sun shines most of the time you are going to love the neighborhood of Nottingham Forest VIII in Houston, Texas. In October of 2000 my family and I moved
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  • South Houston, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,474
  • When my son and his wife asked me to relocate to South Houston, I thought it would be a good move and full of opportunities, after all, Houston is a big city with lots of money. When I first arrived, I
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  • Fifth Street, TX
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,071
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  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,799
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  • Meyerland, Houston, TX
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 69,368
  • I live in Meyerland, Houston Texas. Meyerland was once the quintessential upper middle class neighborhood. With Houston getting so large and the American demographic aging, the neighborhood has really
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  • Greater Heights, Houston, TX
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 57,943
  • The Greater Heights area in Houston used to be an amalgam of warehouses and small neighborhoods that dotted the northwest corner of downtown. Originally it went from, Washington Avenue north to
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  • Houston, TX
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,240,582
  • 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
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  • Hilshire Village, TX
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 852
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  • Westchase, Houston, TX
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 71,050
  • I returned here after 30 years of being away. I am appalled at what has happened to Westchase. It is not that is has gone from being soft, developed with the hope of goodness to all black, but that the
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  • Bellaire, Houston, TX
  • 12.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 186,971
  • I lived in Bellaire for about four years, from 2007 to 2011. I enjoyed my time there and found it to be an excellent place to live, but of course it depends what you're looking for. Considering the
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  • Cloverleaf, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,505
  • I love living in Cloverleaf, it's a wicked fun city. It's very close to Houston and even if you don't venture into the bigger city, there is still a lot to do right in Cloverleaf. I like to visit the New
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  • Sugarland, Houston, TX
  • 14.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 125,992
  • I lived in an apartment in the Sugarland neighborhood in Houston, Texas for about two years. The area was so quiet that I thought I was living in a home in the middle of nowhere. The neighbors are great,
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  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,655
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  • East End, Houston, TX
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 87,359
  • I moved to East End Houston TX hen I was 13 years old and my time has been well spent. For ever 10 years I've enjoyed numerous different attractions, Nightlife, shopping and restaurants. The well built
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  • Spring Branch, Houston, TX
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 143,332
  • Living in Spring Branch, a neighborhood in Northwest Houston, gives a lifestyle of convenience to city life while enjoying a family-oriented neighborhood. There are plenty of parks and community centers
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  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,098
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  • Rice Military, Houston, TX
  • 6.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,452
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  • Sheldon, TX
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,417
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  • Southwest, Houston, TX
  • 15.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 108,921
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  • North, Houston, TX
  • 4.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 119,685
  • I've lived in North Houston for five years now, and I love every moment of it. Hailing from Los Angeles, I've swapped one big city for another, gaining in the process. Residing in the Woodlands has given
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  • Aldine, TX
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,867
  • I am a lifelong resident of Adeline, Texas and let me tell you, I could be offered carte blanche to live anywhere else in this country and I would stay right where I am! I love living in Adeline. I went
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  • River Oaks, Houston, TX
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 31,337

Listed above are the best places to live in Northwest, Houston, TX for 2018. 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 - Northwest, Houston, TX, followed by the best places to live near Northwest, Houston, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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