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

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Downtown is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 19,854. Downtown is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are above average.

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About Downtown...
Population
19,854

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$449,246
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,765
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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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
    1,333.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    1,149.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    775.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    16,378.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,643.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,144
National
$62,843
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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