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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 14,974. Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area are above average.
About Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area...
Population
14,974

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$258,953
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,133
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    431.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    485.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,328.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,133.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    708
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$77,482
National
$55,322
Families with Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area Reviews

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An amazing community where everyone looks out for each other! Although the area was damaged badly in Hurricane Harvey, it is constantly in a state of building and improving. Very family friendly, with good private and public schools, churches and synagogues. Lots of parks and green spaces. But it's also very close to the Houston Medical Center and Downtown, and easily accessible to all directions by the nearby 610 highway. Overall, I love living here!
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Plenty of museums downtown along with great clubs and bars with good musical acts, mostly local. There are great art museums downtown too! I have no clue about the comedy acts or other things.
I can get everything I need in this area, it's very convenient because we're so close to the Loop and are only 10-15 minutes from downtown. There are a lot of places to eat that are easily accessible, as is the Galleria and many boutique shops in that area and Meyerland Plaza with a lot of more popular stores.