Friendswood, Texas is a suburb of the Woodlands located in parts of Galveston and Harris counties. The small town is one of 900 to ever be ranked in CNN Money’s top 100 “America’s Best Places to Live”.
According to the 2010 United States Census , there were approximately 35,805 people living in Friendswood, with 22,392 households and 17,268 families. The age makeup was diverse with 5.21% under the age of four, 22.29% above the age of four but above 17, 60.77% above 18 but below 64, and 11.72% above 65 years. The racial makeup of Friendswood was 86% white, 0.43% Native American, 4.85% Asian, 3.44% black, and 4.6% other races.
The average income of a resident in the area is one of the highest in the nation coming in at $40,237 a year and the median household income at $95,120
Knowing that your kids will be receiving great education makes the home buying process much easier! The Friendswood Independent School District serves and operates in 6 location that include four primary schools, one junior high, and one high school. It was ranked as the 14th best school district in the state of Texas
Below is a list of the top rated schools in the area according to SchoolDigger.
The town is provided public library access by the Friendswood Public library.
The town offers a wide variety of fun activities to do and places to see! Whether that be picking your own batch of strawberries at Froberg’s Farm or fighting off extraterrestrial invaders at the NASA Game Preserve. Friendswood is a short 23 mile drive from downtown Houston so you will never run out of things to do!
Listed below are some of the top things to do in the area: