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Top City: HOUSTON, TX

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WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LIVE IN HOUSTON Texas

It’s not hard to see why Houston Texas is an attractive city for many people. A booming job market combined with low cost-of-living and sunny weather year-round make Houston a great choice for building a life and raising a family.

In general, Houston’s cost of living is far lower than other major metro areas like New York or San Francisco. Combine this with high salaries and no state income tax, and you might find yourself with more money in the bank each month if you move to Houston.

Like New Orleans, Houston is home to many inner waterways, which is why it’s sometimes referred to as the Bayou City. These bayous provide natural barriers that carve out some of Houston’s most desirable neighborhoods and suburbs.

Whether you wish to be inside or outside the loop is perhaps the first decision you should make. Proximity to work, daily commute, and housing costs will all be major factors in making this decision.

Like any city, Houston Texas has its fair share of ultra-posh neighborhoods with high-end entertainment,  low-income neighborhoods, and everything in between. When picking a neighborhood in which to settle, consider where you plan on spending most of your time. For example, if you work in Spring but live downtown or vice versa, you will have to contend with at least 30-45 minutes of commute time each way. Living inside the loop will give you quick access to some of the city’s best nightlife offerings. 

Houston Texas

Average Home Sales Price Spring 2023

$329,469

Walkability

Average Household Income

$53,600

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