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A+ Southwest Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Southwest Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Texas
8812% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Southwest cost of living
F Southwest Crime Total crime is 12% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,6325% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 385% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Southwest crime
F Southwest Employment Household income is 11% lower than Texas
Median household income
$48,85012% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,56231% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%54% higher than the US average
Southwest employment
C+ Southwest Housing Home value is 28% lower than Texas
Median home value
$102,76044% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9571% higher than the US average
Home ownership
59%7% lower than the US average
Southwest real estate or Southwest rentals
B- Southwest Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
70%16% lower than the US average
School test scores
64%29% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Houston K-12 schools or Houston colleges

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Compare Houston, TX Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Midtown, Houston819.46,409
West University, Houston815.934,360
West Houston, Houston8012.3139,738
Greater Memorial, Houston791035,799
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Meyerland, Houston793.169,368
Greater Heights, Houston7911.557,943
Westchase, Houston788.671,050
Bellaire, Houston774.8186,971

Best Cities Near Houston, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Seabrook, TX9626.313,038
Taylor Lake Village, TX9524.43,662
League City, TX9322.894,976
Cinco Ranch, TX9319.917,605
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
El Lago, TX92252,778
Deer Park, TX9220.933,517
Sugar Land, TX9110.685,681
Friendswood, TX9117.438,272
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