Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.
These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Houston has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.47x the national median and household incomes are 2.79x the national median.
But where exactly in Houston do the richest of the rich people live? That would be West University where the median income is a cool $130,959.
Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Houston out of 26 for 2018:
- West University (Homes)
- Greater Memorial (Homes)
- Rice (Homes)
- River Oaks (Homes)
- Rice Military (Homes)
- Downtown (Homes)
- Far Northeast (Homes)
- Galleria-Uptown (Homes)
- Greater Heights (Homes)
- West Houston (Homes)
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,106,373. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.
Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Houston.
How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Houston For 2018
Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.
And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.
And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.
How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:
Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?
We ranked every neighborhood in Houston by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, West University, was named the richest neighborhood in Houston.
The poorest neighborhood? That would be Far North.
Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Houston ranked.
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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Houston For 2018
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