Friendswood, Texas 

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Population

40,011

+11.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$95,120

Median Home Price

$368,700

Median Age

41.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.6 / 8.1

summer / winter

Houston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Friendswood, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Friendswood, while August and July are the least comfortable months.
State: Texas
County: Galveston County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
City: Friendswood
Zip Codes: 77546
Cost of Living: 9.0% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level
Friendswood, TX Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Friendswood is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Friendswood jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Friendswood's cost of living is 9.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Friendswood's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Friendswood, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Galveston county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.6% to 37.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Friendswood's population is 40,011 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Friendswood is Real Estate: $368,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

SCHOOLS
Friendswood public schools spend $8,038 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Friendswood. More Education



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Housing Market in Friendswood

It's a good time to buy in Friendswood. Home Appreciation is up 13.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Friendswood is $368,700.
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Reviews for Friendswood   3 Reviews
very safe but maybe considered boring - 12/13/2021
I grew up here and this is a very safe but maybe considered boring place by some. There are a lot of fun thing close by that you can do. Challenger 7 park, Galveston,... Read More

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Friendswood, the place to be. - 9/15/2020
We lived in Friendswood, Texas for over 5 years. Our g-son graduated from high school in 2020 there and we are very pleased with the teacher to student ratio, the... Read More

An excellent suburban community - 3/3/2007
Growing up in Friendswood over the last 40+ years, the changes are apparent every where. My home is where there used to be rice fields and we watched planes crop dust. ... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS
77546

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