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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Population
14,458

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$262,660
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,152
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%

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
    432
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    486
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,328
    500
  • Theft
    4,134
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    708
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,964
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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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.