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2022 Best Places to Raise a Family in the Houston Area

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  1. #1 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Cinco Ranch

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    100 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I’ve lived in Cinco Ranch for the past 5 years and it’s honestly beautiful. It’s perfect for someone that likes nature but also civilization. There are so many things to do, great places to shop and....

    Read 100 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 17,588,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    The Woodlands

    City in Texas,

    469 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A vibrant and thriving town, both very friendly for family and fun. It's got great schools, walking areas and parks, and massive healthcare infrastructure. I really enjoy that it creates a great blend for expats and travellers, you can meet people from all backgrounds. Houston is 40 minutes away, but you really do not need to go there - you've got...There are a lot of great places for dining and leisure - from huge Pavillion for music concerts, to top-notch restaurants, very elegant Waterway for strolls and music. I would argue the town has got some European vibe, relaxed and classy, which is a bit different from the rest of Texas..

    Read 469 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 114,532,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Spring Valley Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Security is the main thing. The police are always driving through the area. They sometimes leave their cars parked at different parts of roads throughout the evening. The area is quiet and very....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,294,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Kingwood Area

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

    271 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the Kingwood area because its known for its trees and we call it "the bubble." Its a small but also large community with multiple restaurants, grocery stores and other local retailers that... If I have to change anything I think it would be the traffic, especially when school is starting and ending. We have two high schools, 3 middle schools and I think 5 elementary schools so....

    Read 271 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 63,629,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Sugar Land

    Town in Texas,

    499 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Safe and pretty! I moved to Sugar Land, TX from the Bay Area, California. After living in 4 states over the last 10 years I am super satisfied! Family life is amazing with lots of lakes, cycling, outdoor running, and... There are a variety of diverse restaurants, the Fort Bend County police department are very accessible. Many popular stores, restaurants, and gyms pop up over the last year. Things are not too far....

    Read 499 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 118,563,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Friendswood

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    178 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is a great city with a small town feel. Our library is the best! During this social isolation time, they have created several ways to stay helpful. You can request books of Cousy, but they have....

    Read 178 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 39,893,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Bunker Hill Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Very comforting. It's the best neighborhood I've stayed at (last place I stayed was at Sugar Land). The school districts are great..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,948,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Sienna

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    81 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sienna is a neighborhood defined by "how thick your wallet is," for the neighborhood lacks affordability but offers a vast amount of resources for raising children and maintaining one's health.....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 19,486,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Taylor Lake Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says The suburban area outside of Houston that I live in is a bit of a tourist attraction because of NASA and Johnson Space Center being so close by. The families that populate my area of town, while very....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,685,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    El Lago

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says One of the most hidden Gems in Texas. I have been here for 20 years and raised two kids, both going to Ed White Elementary. This Elementary is right in the middle of the neighborhood and is almost...The City has a very low crime rate, mostly simple, and small crimes. With it's own police department the officers know whats happening here and by who. It's very safe. A place where, during the summer the pool is the place for the kids to gather, and adults can sit under the shade trees. With the annual Caroling is the park, Halloween, City Celebration, and Pool...A great place to live..

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,805,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Hunters Creek Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,834,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Memorial

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

    85 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Cons: Very little diversity in any sense of the word. Including the public schools. People are often openly bigoted here, will try to push their religion onto you, and are snobby. The houses and rent....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 47,577,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Hedwig Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,651,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Clear Lake

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

    141 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I’ve been living here for the past 5 months and it has been a very friendly, and quiet neighborhood so far! Minus the overhead airplanes and such, it’s a very scenic and green environment with plenty....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 62,787,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Bellaire

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    53 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This is an awesome neighborhood with lots of families out and about daily. The people are friendly and schools are top notch - my kids went to Horn ES, Pin Oak MS and Bellaire HS - all great schools!....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,862,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    West University Place

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My experience growing up in West University has been amazing. Overall, the suburb has shown to be an incredibly safe, tightknit, and fun community. Since I moved in to the area late in to my lifetime....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,589,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Piney Point Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,435,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Pearland

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    447 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Pearland is an amazing area to settle down and build a life for yourself. There are endless shopping opportunities, whether that is grocery or for a wardrobe refresher. The neighborhoods are....

    Read 447 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 125,817,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Seabrook

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    57 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like this area a lot! The people are friendly and keep the areas really clean. Also, they're not too nosy so you don't really have to worry about anyone bothering you. There are a lot of nice....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,849,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Katy

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    659 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The social atmosphere is highly important and due to Katy's abundant diversity, there is never such thing as a boring gathering or a party. Some of these celebrations include, International nights at....

    Read 659 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 20,296,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Nassau Bay

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love Nassau Bay- I always have. The community is close and friendly, neighbors look out for each other and there is always some celebration or neighborhood improvement being planned.....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,009,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Pecan Grove

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    41 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The neighborhood is always quiet. The people in the neighborhood are friendly. It is close to stores, two elementary schools, a high school, and two parks. Being close to a few places makes for job....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,204,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    League City

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    312 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says As a resident of League City, I love the atmosphere of our small suburban city. I always see new small businesses being established around the area which shows the great opportunities that living....

    Read 312 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 105,410,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Meadows Place

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love Meadows Place. I grew up there as a child, and now I am a mom of three and my husband and I are currently living in the Meadows as a family. We love the community and everything it....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,899,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Raise a Family in Houston Area.

    Atascocita

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    237 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living in Atascocita. It is a very friendly community for dog owners and there are a lot of dogs in my neighborhood. In fact it’s not uncommon to see owners walking them around without a leash....

    Read 237 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 81,860,

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