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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    D+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Westwood is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 21,972. Westwood is in Harris County. Living in Westwood offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Westwood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Westwood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westwood are above average.
About Westwood...
Population
21,972

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,022
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$694
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    90%
  • Own
    10%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,321
    283
  • Murder
    98
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    1,465
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    841
    500
  • Theft
    2,889
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,052
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,623
National
$55,322
Children
31%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    39%
    13%
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This area has improved so much ever since i first moved here. If it keeps on improving id might consider living there more time.
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The crime used to be very bad but not so much now. the cops have been taking aaction and you dont see that mcuh crime anymore. The only problem is the prostitution still around the club creek and bissonett area.
It would be better to live somewhere else.