We have a range of ages, races, ethnicities, etc. Most everyone in the neighborhood know and look after one another. A place where, during the summer the pool is the place for the kids to gather, and adults can sit under the shade trees. Overall, the suburb has shown to be an incredibly safe, tightknit, and fun community. You can request books of Cousy, but they have Brown Bag books by age. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other data sources. Schools are great and several hospitals around. it has a hospital and is zoned to good schools.Read 11 Reviews, Former Resident: Meadows Place is a very friendly neighborhood. This city is the best ranked in the greater Houston metro area. Our neighbors on both sides had also grown up in this smallest of cities and had moved back with their own young families. RELATED: Top 20 Houston … This Elementary is right in the middle of the neighborhood and is almost private. A place where, during the summer the pool is the place for the kids to gather, and adults can sit under the shade trees. Based on data including state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, as well as reviews from students and parents. With it's own police department the officers know whats happening here and by who. And as if we needed any reminding, the latest Best Cities to Live in America rankings has placed Texas firmly in second in terms of livability, second only to California. In terms of safety, Katy is probably one of the safest places that I, personally have lived in, with most "crime" being petty or juvenile. I've been living in Katy for the past 3 years now, and while my experiences with the city haven't been exceptional, they haven't been poor either. Very safe! Montgomery Co. courts are MUCH tougher on criminals than Harris County and criminals know that, BUT Constable Precinct 4 has the paid contract to patrol Creekside so the police service is outstanding and dedicated to patrolling the area.Read 416 Reviews, Current Resident: I moved to Sugar Land, TX from Cleveland, OH metro area over a year ago. These friends became friends I would still have today in my senior year of highschool, and I continue to remember almost every day how much West University means to me and how much it has contributed to my development. So named for its Quaker settlers, Friendswood has been voted one of the best places to raise a family in Texas … Closely-knit and caring community allow you to get closer to your neighbors and build relationships with new people.Plenty of bars and restaurants are open late at night for people to enjoy some quality time with friends.League City is a suburb in Houston, so its prices are bit higher than some other suburbs in smaller cities.The commute time to work and school is relatively short and their are multiple universities within less than 20 minutes of League City.Overall great suburb to live in, with lots of opportunity and great friends to make.Read 292 Reviews. It's all within walking distance from Bellaire's Southdale where we are. Clear Lake Shores is a small, tight-knit community where you can live and feel safe. For months various businesses hosted “spirit nights” donating a portion of the proceeds to the trip. The neighborhood is good for running, biking, hay rides, and other activities. It was quite an honor to have the Pride of Pearland, the Pearland High School’s marching band in the 2020 Rose Parade. 10. It offers an easy commute, beautiful parks and is very family oriented. Houston, Texas is ranked: Being close to a few places makes for job opportunities. Good people. I have been here for 20 years and raised two kids, both going to Ed White Elementary. It's peaceful, quiet, easy to get around. Good people. From elementary to high school, the quality of education tends not to disappoint. However, you will find a lack of diversity in the neighborhood, with the majority of the population in Sienna being from high class white families. Plenty of bars and restaurants are open late at night for people to enjoy some quality time with friends. Maybe it's just out Southern Texas charm, but I rarely feel unsafe or unwelcome in my everyday life. Furthermore, daycares and events, such as annual holiday celebrations, are held for children to interact and have fun. Security is the main thing. Hunters Creek has a half-acre minimum lot size, and homes range in price from $100,000 to several million dollars. Houston. When someone needs help, it seems as if everyone knows about it in the blink of an eye. Brenna Swanston, Leaf Group Updated December 11, 2017. Overall, this area, in my opinion, is very calm and peaceful, which my family and I enjoys a lot. Excellent public schools provide opportunities for sports and future scholarships. It is close to stores, two elementary schools, a high school, and two parks. However, I was instantly proven wrong. The people are friendly and schools are top notch - my kids went to Horn ES, Pin Oak MS and Bellaire HS - all great schools! Furthermore, the schools are great. that live here, which I obviously love and that I grew up around. The children’s librarian is also reading a book in segments daily in Facebook. I'm glad I made the move; I've been enjoying the years I've spent here! That’s why we wanted to dig deeper into some of these areas to come up with a list of the best places to live in Texas. Being close to a few places makes for job opportunities. The people in the neighborhood are friendly. See if your city or town made the cut of the best places to live in Texas! Our library is the best! We enjoy the walking trails, the fishing ponds (we catch catfish, bass, and sunfish mostly!) Houston-area suburbs Cinco Ranch in Katy, Sugar Land and The Woodlands are the top three places to live in Houston for 2020, according to a new report from the … Montgomery Co. courts are MUCH tougher on criminals than Harris County and criminals know that, BUT Constable Precinct 4 has the paid contract to patrol Creekside so the police service is outstanding and dedicated to patrolling the area.Read 416 Reviews, Current Resident: I moved to Sugar Land, TX from Cleveland, OH metro area over a year ago. There are so many things to do, great places to shop and some really good restaurants. Based on cost of living factors for an area including housing costs, tax rates, and cost of essentials like food and fuel. It truly is a family-friendly neighborhood, and the schools are amazing!Read 94 Reviews, Current Resident: We have lived all over (San Diego, DC, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, Jacksonville). The cops are well known as hard asses, but they keep the children that play outside their homes and at the parks safe. The cops are well known as hard asses, but they keep the children that play outside their homes and at the parks safe. In conclusion, where the neighborhood lacks in diversity and affordability, it makes up in resources you gain access to such as as great schools, pools/parks/gyms and markets.Read 78 Reviews, Current Resident: Very comforting. It offers an easy commute, beautiful parks and is very family oriented. Family life is amazing with lots of lakes, cycling, outdoor running, and amazing city center. If you are looking for a place to call home, Pearland is definitely worth considering! The police are always driving through the area. It's a nice and safe area, especially because the police are very involved in keeping our area this way. Aside from the location next to poorer neighborhoods, Meadows Place only needs to continue maintaining the area as well as it has! This Elementary is right in the middle of the neighborhood and is almost private. Pearland is a place where family can lay down roots. There’s plenty of attractions to make the state a great place for families, like the Houston Space Center, Big Bend National Park and the Alamo. Meadows Place is a very friendly neighborhood. West University Place and Bellaire, both in the Houston area, take the second and third spots with final scores of 73.2 and 70.5, respectively. Aside from the location next to poorer neighborhoods, Meadows Place only needs to continue maintaining the area as well as it has!Read 28 Reviews, Current Resident: I've been living in Katy for the past 3 years now, and while my experiences with the city haven't been exceptional, they haven't been poor either. Explore the best places to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. I've lived in Houston 12 years. I have been here for 20 years and raised two kids, both going to Ed White Elementary. The police are always driving through the area. The school districts are great. Furthermore, daycares and events, such as annual holiday celebrations, are held for children to interact and have fun. The network and community of LBGT people and their friends and supporters is h2 in Houston Tx. Read more on how this ranking was calculated. It is amazing how many Nassau bay kids grow up and move BACK! The families that populate my area of town, while very diverse, are honeslty some of the freindliest people around. I have in fact had oppurtunities to move elsewhere in the state and in the country, but although I would consider the adventure, I would always ultimatey rather live here. The houses and streets are kept up with well. With the annual Caroling is the park, Halloween, City Celebration, and Pool Movies there is always something happen in the City. Great schools. I am very impressed with this city thus far and my wife and kids are in love with it. It is amazing how many Nassau bay kids grow up and move BACK! The restaurants that I frequent know me by name and usually know my order as well. Riding bikes to school with my children every day is something that is priceless. Austin. Pearland is a place where family can lay down roots. From elementary to high school, the quality of education tends not to disappoint. Houston has the highest population in all of Texas and it is the fourth most populous city in the US. Houston Properties, an online source for local home sales, determined the best Houston-area suburbs based on factors including commute times, employment, public schools and other amenities. While Texans love their beaches, rodeos, and well, Texas, they like being safe and sound at home more than anything. Best Places To Live In Texas Cheapest Places To Live In Texas Most Dangerous Places In Texas The 10 Worst Neighborhoods In Houston For 2020 1. Wow, maybe I should move to one of these places! It truly is a family-friendly neighborhood, and the schools are amazing!Read 94 Reviews, Current Resident: We have lived all over (San Diego, DC, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, Jacksonville). There's parks everywhere, and there are lots of community events that go on as well. Kingwood has a small-town feel while still being big enough to avoid anyone you don't want to see. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other data sources. Best Places to Live in Houston, Texas Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. The City has a very low crime rate, mostly simple, and small crimes. During this social isolation time, they have created several ways to stay helpful. 10 Best Cities in Texas to Raise a Family Successfully Plano Over 86 percent of Plano residents live in the same house as last year and it’s clear why: it has a ton of major corporate headquarters, like Cinemark Theaters, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Frito-Lay and Toyota Motors USA; it is part of Dallas’s public transportation system; and it has a strong public education system. Based on 2012 and 2016 presidential election results compared to the national average. Overall, this area, in my opinion, is very calm and peaceful, which my family and I enjoys a lot. For months various businesses hosted “spirit nights” donating a portion of the proceeds to the trip. There's also many lakes around us, so fishing is a big thing here as well. The places in Texas we are going to talk about today. In terms of education, Katy can't be beat -- although some high schools can be overly competitive, the quality of education is still amazing. Since I moved in to the area late in to my lifetime (as a child) at 8 years old, I thought it would be difficult to assimilate and make friends with the other kids. Overall great suburb to live in, with lots of opportunity and great friends to make. For months various businesses hosted “spirit nights” donating a portion of the proceeds to the trip. Austin is the 4th largest city in all of Texas and the 11 most populated city in all of North America. We have a bunch of things to do, especially for kids. This Elementary is right in the middle of the neighborhood and is almost private. The people in the neighborhood are friendly. As some like to call it, the Lone Star State is famous for its hospitality, for Texans are always generous. The Woodlands is great, especially if you have a family. Plenty of bars and restaurants are open late at night for people to enjoy some quality time with friends. It is its own incorporated city, not annexed to Houston like many of the nearby communities. It's very family-friendly. Depending on where your house is, it takes a while to exit the neighborhood. The neighborhood is good for running, biking, hay rides, and other activities. It's a diverse place, especially because Houston is super diverse (supposedly). Diversity is off the charts and living in harmony together. We enjoy the walking trails, the fishing ponds (we catch catfish, bass, and sunfish mostly!) It's very family-friendly. Extremely high well-being among residents make El Paso one of the best places to live in Texas. Good people. West University Place. and our neighbors.Read 231 Reviews, Current Resident: Clear Lake Shores is a small, tight-knit community where you can live and feel safe. So it has its own city governance, its own police, fire, etc. Good people. In terms of education, Katy can't be beat -- although some high schools can be overly competitive, the quality of education is still amazing. Family life is amazing with lots of lakes, cycling, outdoor running, and amazing city center. This is an awesome neighborhood with lots of families out and about daily. A top favorite for Texas family getaways, Port Aransas (or “Port A,” as Texans refer to it) is a haven for fishing enthusiasts and beachgoers. Great schools. He hurts families livin’ with snakes, filth, broken trailers, etc. The restaurants that I frequent know me by name and usually know my order as well. it has a hospital and is zoned to good schools.Read 11 Reviews, Former Resident: Meadows Place is a very friendly neighborhood. The houses and streets are kept up with well. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other data sources. It’s the fifth-wealthiest district in all of Texas, which is saying something. We have lived all over (San Diego, DC, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, Jacksonville). Annual ranking of the best places to live in the U.S. by MONEY Magazine. Victoria PD fired his ass. I will be moving away for college, but I think when I get a little older and decide to settle down, this is a great place to raise kids and make friends. Now it's a STEM school, and is an amazing school. It’s a district of lakes, country clubs and big houses, a haven for corporate executives and their families from the unzoned hustle of Houston. Being close to a few places makes for job opportunities. Likewise, Pearland pours into the stands on away games as well. Clear Lake is great! One of the most hidden Gems in Texas. The City has a very low crime rate, mostly simple, and small crimes. Area type classifications are based on populations and proximity to major city centers. 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