Missouri City

Population: 71,732Median home value: $165,100 90 Ranks better than 99% of areas

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A+ Missouri City Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Missouri City Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Texas
Missouri City
991% less expensive than the US average
Texas
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Missouri City cost of living
A Missouri City Crime Total crime is 51% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,47446% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6846% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Missouri City crime
C Missouri City Employment Household income is 62% higher than Texas
Median household income
$88,59160% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$37,07324% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%29% higher than the US average
Missouri City employment
A+ Missouri City Housing Home value is 16% higher than Texas
Median home value
$165,10011% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,39747% higher than the US average
Home ownership
81%28% higher than the US average
Missouri City real estate or Missouri City rentals
A+ Missouri City Schools HS graduation rate is 17% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
74%50% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Missouri City K-12 schools

Living in Missouri City, TX

Missouri City, Texas is a medium-sized city with a population of 71,732 people. Individuals of White (33%) and Black or African American (42%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. Missouri City has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 74% of the population is classified as married and 57% have kids.

Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Missouri City could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Missouri City, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, weather, employment and more.

Using data and statistics Missouri City has received a livability score of 90/100. This score is ranked in the 99th percentile when compared to all other cities. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Missouri City could be a great choice! Missouri City has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. Based on the scores for each individual category, Missouri City has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A-), weather (B+), education (A+) and housing (A+).

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Missouri City on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Missouri City has a violent crime rate of 196 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

The average school test scores in Missouri City are 74%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Missouri City apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Missouri City is real estate affordability. The median home price for Missouri City homes is $165,100, which is 15.7% higher than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Missouri City, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 1.9, which is 26.9% lower than the Texas average. Real estate appreciation rates in Missouri City are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Missouri City homes comes in at 7.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 7.8%.

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Compare Missouri City, TX Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Missouri City, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Midtown, Houston81136,409
West University, Houston818.934,360
West Houston, Houston8010139,738
Greater Memorial, Houston7910.135,799
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Meyerland, Houston794.969,368
Greater Heights, Houston7913.957,943
Westchase, Houston78871,050
Bellaire, Houston774.9186,971

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Missouri City, TX - Warm Winter Climate

Attractions8/10
Community10/10
Nightlife7/10
Dining7/10
Shopping7/10
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 has had to offer.

Perhaps the biggest advantage I have enjoyed here in Missouri City is the warmer winter climate. Up north where I came from, winters often lingered in sub zero range. The heavy snowfall made it difficult to commute to work, and I lost a lot of money in wages just having to call in on snow days. Here in Missouri City, I enjoy the winter climate, averaging in the upper sixties. On the other end, summers don't get exceedingly hot. The average July temperature tends to linger around 85 degrees, which is certainly tolerable.

The attractions in Missouri City are diverse and interesting includig a wide variety of upscale golf clubs that I frequent. As a parent, I love the services offered by Gymboree Play and Music Center. This establishment, in addition to offering developmental classes, hosts creative and fun birthday parties. My kids love attending the classes they offer.

While I have enjoyed getting away from the hustle and bustle of big city life, there are certain accommodations it has to offer that a smaller city just cannot, but, Missouri City only about a half hour drive to Houston. I have enjoyed very much being able to enjoy the more personalized aspect of the smaller community while still being close to a major metropolitan area.

Missouri City, Texas is a wonderful place to call home. The people are pleasant and crime rate low. While it may be lacking in certain aspects one would experience in a larger city, Houston is just minutes away.
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Source: The Missouri City, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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