Houston Real Estate Market Overview

Could Houston, TX be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Houston. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Houston such as Katy and... Spring. When you’re ready, Trulia has 10,334 resale and new homes in Houston lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


Average Listing Price

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Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Houston show a 3% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Houston can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Counts of Theft


Counts of Burglary


Counts of Assault

Best Schools in Houston

There are 100 schools in Houston.

Elementary Schools

Oak Forest Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Brookwood Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Hunters Creek Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Beckendorff J High School

Public, 6-8


Willow Wood J High School

Public, 7-8


Project Chrysalis Middle School

Charter, 6-8

High Schools

Carnegie Vanguard High School

Public, 9-12


Eastwood Academy

Charter, 9-12


Challenge Early College High School

Charter, 9-12


Get to know your neighbors in Houston by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
Single residents
Home owners
Home owners
Median age
Median age
Household income
Median household income
College educated
College educated


Most people in Houston commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
94% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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