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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Clear Lake is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 82,460. Clear Lake is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Clear Lake offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Clear Lake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Clear Lake and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Clear Lake are highly rated.
About Clear Lake...
Population
82,460

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$200,864
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$963
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Clear Lake Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    174.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    128.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    361.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,087.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    218.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$90,795
National
$55,322
Families with Children
31%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Clear Lake is by far one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Houston, Texas. Here, you find people of all races and ethnicities from all stages of life. Immigrants come here for the vast job opportunities that are available, and their children mingle with the residents, bringing culture to the neighborhood. Since it is a suburb, the public schools here, namely those belonging to the Clear Creek Independent School District, far exceed the expectations of many parents. CCISD is one of the top public school districts in the state and nation, and it can be found here in Clear Lake.
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Clear Lake is an amazing place to live. You have all kinds of stuff within a couple miles! You have endless types of ethnic restaurants, you have one of the best malls in Houston just a few miles down, it’s incredibly safe, it’s a very clean and respectful area, overall a wonderful place to live.
It is a very good place to live because almost every big stores are located nearby such as Costco, a mall, HEB, and Kroger. Clear Lake High School is a very good public school with very high academic levels. The neighborhood overall is a clean place with many fairly affordable apartments. People here are very friendly and are willing to help others.