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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Westbranch is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 5,228. Westbranch is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Westbranch offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westbranch there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Westbranch and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Westbranch are highly rated.
About Westbranch...
Population
5,228

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,233
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,140
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Westbranch Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    157
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    39
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,019
    500
  • Theft
    2,038
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    431
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,160
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%
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I love being from Houston and I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. Traffic is the main problem and crime in my area is also a problem. However, I never get bored of my city and I enjoy the view of our downtown skyline every day.
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There are small businesses as well as big companies nearby to find employment. There are several options to look from.
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