Friendswood : Texas


What It Is 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 in 2020 was $317,557 according to the Zillow Home Value Index,well above the national figure. 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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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.

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Crime rate is extremely low.

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Valuable Links

Friendswood Public Library

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