Spring, TX


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Spring, TX

About Spring, TX

Spring, Texas is a delightful city located in Harris County. This inviting community offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the beautiful Spring Creek Greenway or one of many popular restaurants. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available at Burroughs Park and Mercer Botanic Gardens. With its excellent school system, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Spring their home. Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast.

Location Details

Zip Codes: 77373
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level
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The Houston, TX metro area is a large and bustling place with a lot going on. It was founded back in 1836 and has grown rapidly over the years. Today, it's known for being a big player in the oil and gas industry, but it's also big in healthcare, aerospace, and technology. The city has a strong economy with lots of job opportunities in various sectors.

Geographically, Houston is quite flat and sits near the Gulf of Mexico. This means it has a humid subtropical climate. Summers can get really hot and sticky, while winters are generally mild. Because of its location, Houston sometimes faces hurricanes and heavy rain, which can cause flooding in some areas.

When it comes to voting, Houston is pretty mixed. The city itself often leans towards Democratic candidates, while the surrounding areas might lean more conservative. This makes for an interesting political landscape that reflects the city's wide range of viewpoints.

Living in Houston offers a lot of variety. There's a strong arts and culture scene, with plenty of museums, theaters, and music venues to explore. Sports fans have teams like the Houston Astros (baseball), Houston Rockets (basketball), and Houston Texans (football) to cheer for. The city is also home to a large number of parks and outdoor spaces, perfect for those who love to be outside. Plus, with its location near the Gulf, there are opportunities for water activities too.

For those thinking about moving to Houston, it's important to know a few things. First, be ready for the heat, especially in summer. It's also wise to look into different neighborhoods to find one that fits your lifestyle and budget since the cost of living can vary. Traffic can be a challenge, so think about your commute. And because of the risk of flooding, check if your area requires flood insurance.

Overall, Houston is a place full of opportunity, with a strong job market, a wide range of cultural activities, and a welcoming atmosphere. It's a big city with a lot to offer, but like anywhere, it comes with its own set of challenges to navigate.

Spring Cost of Living
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Diverse economy, entertainment, and cost of living make Spring a great place to live.

$311,700
-8.5% lower than avg
$78,122
+11.6% higher than avg
$1,460 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
+21.4% higher than avg
Spring Crime
36.7 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Spring, Texas
$59,760
for a family
$50,400
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Spring
   Diverse economy
Growth and sprawl
   Entertainment
Hot, humid summers
   Cost of living
Unattractive setting
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Over 8 years ago

If you can please put your child in another school. We have attended school here for 6 years and the administration takes a your child is the problem stance on just  More

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Over 9 years ago

The housing market in Spring, TX is large, but not all areas are desirable to live in, especially if you have school age children. Spring ISD is not the best, but just  More

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Spring Resident over 4 years. This city is very well kept. Luscious Greenery and Beautiful Landscaping all around. Family and School Sports Oriented. Very Comforting.  More

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