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Richest neighborhoods in Houston, TX--would you live here?


Houston, TX is the fourth most populated city in the entire United States. Houston was given the title of the second-largest concentration of Fortune 1000 companies in the country with 49 companies in total which falls just behind New York with 72.

This big city is home to some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the United States. Here are the five richest neighborhoods in Houston, TX.

#1-Piney Point Village in Houston, TX

The most expensive neighborhood in all of Houston is none other than Piney Point Village. This tiny area only has 3,128 people, but those few people have an estimated annual income of $610,152 for a family of four.

Not too surprising, the median home price for this area is $1,784,461. Piney Point Village residents have a specific focus on professions in fields like (37.68%), healthcare (13.59%), and business and financial occupations (11.38%).

#2-Galleria-Uptown in Houston, TX

This next neighborhood rings in as the second most expensive area to have a home in Houston, TX. Galleria Uptown is considered an urban area directly within the city and the second most expensive place to live in Houston.

Interestingly enough, only 2.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Galleria-Uptown neighborhood. The urban culture of the area is home to highly-educated residents. In fact, 37.6% of those who live here have earned an advanced degree. Whereas only 12.7% of residents have a post-secondary degree in the average neighborhood in America.

This metropolitan area has great shopping and access to some of the best restaurants.

#3-West University Place in Houston, TX

The third wealthiest community on our list is also the 193rd largest community in Texas. West University Place has a median home value of $1,320,354 and a population of 14,955 people.

Located in this area is West University Elementary which is ranked among the top schools in the United States. Additionally, if working from home is the thing you're looking for, this area has a professional work from the home rate of 10.92% of their entire workforce.

#4-River Oaks in Houston, TX

River Oaks is a large area than other places on this list, but it still ranks as the 4th most expensive place to live. The median home price is $1,660,040, which is more expensive than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

Home prices range from the six digits up to eight digits on Zillow. One 7,000 square foot home on Cedar Drive in the area is listed at $2,695,000. You can view the listing here.

#5-University Place in Houston, TX

University Place lands at the number five spot on our list. It is the residential area of choice for young professionals looking for an urban vibe.

The median home price for this exclusive neighborhood is $1,147,772. The average rental price will run you $3,178 a month. A staggering 91.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree.

There's no denying that Houston has some of the most desirable places to live in the entire state. Houston residents, would you live in one of these neighborhoods? Let us know in the comments!

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