Greater Heights residents enjoy a unique lifestyle combining the modern conveniences of living in the heart of the nation’s fourth largest city with the character and sense of community found living in a small town. The area, commonly referred to as “The Heights,” encompasses some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Houston, including Houston Heights, Woodland Heights, Norhill, and Sunset Heights. Greater Heights is home to seven of Houston’s protected historic districts and boasts a variety of home options, ranging from 1900’s style bungalows to some of the city’s newest mid-rise apartment and condo developments. With its miles of majestic tree-lined streets and esplanades, extensive bike and hike trails, jogging trails, variety of neighborhood schools, and abundance of parks, the Heights attracts young professionals, families, and empty nesters looking for a pedestrian and bike-friendly neighborhood. Heights residents are conveniently located just minutes from downtown with easy access to major thoroughfares, and just a stroll or bike ride away from Houston’s top-rated restaurants, local entertainment venues and theatres, national retailers, and a thriving art community. Residents and visitors alike enjoy a wide range of neighborhood events, from the Houston Heights Home Tours, Fun Run, and Bicycle Rally to White Linen Night on historic 19th Street and Lights in the Heights in Woodland Heights. These events are sponsored by some of the area’s very active neighborhood civic groups, with opportunities to volunteer, meet neighbors, and become active in the community.

Neighborhood Features

Key Facts

Residents
40,001
Median Household Income
$70,102
Median Age
36 

Housing Costs

Median Appraisal Value
$266,134
Average Monthly Rent
$767

Walk Scores

Walk Score
67
Transit Score
45
Bike Score
65 

Demographics

Education Level

College +
Some College
HS Diploma
No Diploma

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