Moving to Friendswood, Texas

Friendswood’s reputation for traditional values, quality education, and excellent housing attract new families into the community each year. Friendswood takes pride in its premier lifestyle and low crime rate that offers its citizens the best in beautiful parks, abundant trees, and recreational and sports facilities in a manageable hometown atmosphere. The city is adorned with a unique blend of beautiful parks, natural trails and lush landscaping, along with a championship golf course.  Children excel in studies through a superior school system.  All of these attributes are a perfect match for Friendswood’s affluent resident base of well-educated, high-income families.  In fact more than half of the city’s residents are employed in executive, professional and managerial positions and generate an average household income of $117,000.

Friendswood, Texas Lifestyle

In addition, Friendswood features a vibrant business-friendly atmosphere.  From office buildings and shopping centers to retail outlets and mixed-use projects, new developments are consistantly on the horizon.  Friendswood offers single-family residential housing in pleasant park-like settings, tucked-away from the busy stream of vehicular traffic. Choices abound with master-planned communities for new homes, resale homes in a variety of architectural styles in neighborhood subdivisions, and several communities offering seniors the finest in independent and assisted living in Texas.

Information above courtesy of the City of Friendswood

Demographic Information for Friendswood City, Texas

Population Estimates, 2017: 39,839

Median Household Income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017: $98,609

High School Graduate or Higher Percent of Persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017: 95.9%

Bachelor’s Degree of Higher, Percent of Persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017: 48.8%

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units, 2013-2017: $256,300

Median Selected Monthly Owner Costs (with Mortgage), 2013-2017: $2,119

(Credit: U.S. Census Bureau)


Great Communities in Friendswood

West Ranch
The expansive 766-acre West Ranch master planned community is under development along the banks of Clear Creek and Chigger Creek. Some of Houston’s top homebuilders offer single-family homes and estates starting from the $350,000s. Planners have balanced the community with two man-made lakes that are surrounded by over 100 acres of beautifully landscaped parks and nature trails. West Ranch is zoned to the highly rated Friendswood Independent School District.