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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
South Main is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 13,439. South Main is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in South Main offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Main there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in South Main and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Main are above average.
About South Main...
Population
13,439

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,531
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,001
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%
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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
    503
    283
  • Murder
    32
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    389
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    852
    500
  • Theft
    4,616
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    973
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$48,209
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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The traffic is always bad and unpredictable.
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