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2022 Best Places to Live in the Houston Area

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live 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 Live 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 Live 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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  4. #4 Best Places to Live 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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  5. #5 Best Places to Live 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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  6. #6 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Greatwood

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The Greatwood community engages neighbors as if they are an extension of a tightly knit family. I grew up in the subdivision since I was six attending Bess Campbell Elementary School, one of the two....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,437,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    New Territory

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We moved to NT 2 years ago. We love the sense of community here. We have a very active HOA always organizing fun events! The whole area I walkable which is very nice. The neighborhood is very diverse....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,699,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Astrodome Area

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 16,806,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 35,637,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Live 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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  11. #11 Best Places to Live 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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  12. #12 Best Places to Live 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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  13. #13 Best Places to Live 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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  14. #14 Best Places to Live 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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  15. #15 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    University Place

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful neighborhood, especially Southampton and Boulevard Oaks. Lots of people out and about at all times of day and night. Feels safe but occasional package thefts and car break ins reported.....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,016,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Neartown - Montrose

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Montrose is the best place we’ve ever lived. The area we’re in is the north part of Montrose (near River Oaks Shopping Center). It’s extremely safe and we can walk to just about anything. I think....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 32,570,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Live 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..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,948,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Hedwig Village

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,651,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Live 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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  20. #20 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Braeswood

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I really like that everything I need is nearby. I currently rent and everything from a bank, grocery stores, pharmacy, hospitals, and restaurants are conveniently located..

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 23,056,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Live 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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  22. #22 Best Places to Live 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....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,685,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Midtown

    Neighborhood in Houston, TX,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Very central, modern, vibrant, walkable neighborhood with easy access to downtown, and most of Houston's freeways within a 5 minute drive. Plentiful nearby restaurants, nightlife. Large enough....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,073,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Live in Houston Area.

    Southside Place

    Suburb of Houston, TX,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Southside Place, Texas is Mayberry USA in the middle of Houston! Tree-lined streets. A community park in the middle of the city. Large Swimming Pool Complex. Plenty of mom and pop shops. And for....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,515,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Live 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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