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Bellaire
  • Suburb of Houston, TX

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Bellaire is a suburb of Houston with a population of 18,815. Bellaire is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Bellaire offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bellaire there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Bellaire and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Bellaire are above average.

About

About Bellaire...
Population
18,815

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$842,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,952
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    20.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    57.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    291.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,383
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    98.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    47%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Bellaire

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$206,734
National
$62,843

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