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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  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
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Westbranch is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 5,374. Westbranch is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Westbranch offers residents a dense 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
5,374

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,969
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,416
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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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
    156.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    39.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,019.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,038.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    431.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,589
National
$55,322
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    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.
There are different things to taste from. Different styles of foods and drinks based on cultures.