Friendswood : Texas

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What it's Like to Retire in Friendswood

Friendswood is a very affluent and rapidly growing city of 36,000  within the Houston Metro. It was named a "Best Places to Live" by CNN/Money in 2007. The city was founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1895. It has  a public library. The median household income was $95,000.
 

Where to Retire in Friendswood and Home Prices

Home values increased in 2011 with a median sales value of $230,000 by late in the year. There are active communities in this area south of Houston.
 

What is special about Friendswood

The city is very prosperous with a low crime rate and its interesting Quaker heritage.
 

What is not special about Friendswood

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Who will like retirement in Friendswood

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Climate and Physical Environment

Median January temerature is in the low 50's. Summers are hot and extremely humid.  Friendswood is in southern Texas south of Houston.
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime

Crime rate is extremely low.
 

Medical facilities

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Transportation

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Valuable Links

Friendswood Public Library
 

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