2016 Best Neighborhoods for Families in Houston 

Explore the best Houston neighborhoods to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, BLS, CDC, and other data sources.

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Viewing 1-25 of 87
  1. 1

    Kingwood Area

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 142 reviews
  2. 2

    Lake Houston

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 7 reviews
  3. 3

    Clear Lake

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 96 reviews
  4. 4

    Addicks Park Ten

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 21 reviews
  5. 5

    Memorial

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 68 reviews
  6. 6

    Museum Park

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 6 reviews
  7. 7

    Braeswood

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 13 reviews
  8. 8

    South Belt / Ellington

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 117 reviews
  9. 9

    IAH / Airport Area

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 14 reviews
  10. 10

    Carverdale

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 5 reviews
  11. 11

    Westbranch

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 14 reviews
  12. 12

    Eldridge / West Oaks

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 46 reviews
  13. 13

    Greater Hobby Area

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 22 reviews
  14. 14

    Westbury

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 14 reviews
  15. 15

    Meyerland Area

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 40 reviews
  16. 16

    Fourth Ward

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 1 review
  17. 17

    Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 13 reviews
  18. 18

    Gulfton

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 35 reviews
  19. 19

    Alief

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 193 reviews
  20. 20

    Willowbrook

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 20 reviews
  21. 21

    Langwood

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 15 reviews
  22. 22

    Greater Heights

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 19 reviews
  23. 23

    Minnetex

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 2 reviews
  24. 24

    Hunterwood

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 12 reviews
  25. 25

    Briar Forest

    • Neighborhood in Houston, TX
    • 30 reviews