About Friendswood, Texas
Friendswood’s reputation for traditional values, quality education, and excellent housing attract new families into the community each year. Friendswood takes pride in its premier lifestyle and low crime rate that offers its citizens the best in beautiful parks, abundant trees, and recreational and sports facilities in a manageable hometown atmosphere. The city is adorned with a unique blend of beautiful parks, natural trails and lush landscaping, along with a championship golf course. Children excel in studies through a superior school system. All of these attributes are a perfect match for Friendswood’s affluent resident base of well-educated, high-income families. In fact more than half of the city’s residents are employed in executive, professional and managerial positions and generate an average household income of $117,000.
In addition, Friendswood features a vibrant business-friendly atmosphere. From office buildings and shopping centers to retail outlets and mixed-use projects, new developments are constantly on the horizon. Friendswood offers single-family residential housing in pleasant park-like settings, tucked-away from the busy stream of vehicular traffic. Choices abound with master-planned communities for new homes, resale homes in a variety of architectural styles in neighborhood subdivisions, and several communities offering seniors the finest in independent and assisted living in Texas.
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Dining and Shopping
Friendswood is close proximity to Baybrook Mall which offers over 1 million square feet of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment options. The city proper is home to several shopping centers providing an eclectic mix of national chains and boutique shops.
Friendswood is home to a plethora of entertainment options. The city itself offers options such as wine bars, micro breweries, movie theaters, roller skating, arcades, bowling, painting, petting zoo, golf, as well as great parks with pools and splash pads to beat the summer heat. Friendswood is just 22 miles from Houston which offers great options for concerts, festivals, museums, sports, rodeo, marathons, and a thriving art community.
Parks and Recreation
The city of Friendswood has 4 public parks offering options for all ages to enjoy. From swimming pools and splash pads, to public amphitheaters and fishing there is something for the entire family to enjoy. Friendswood also offers 2 sports complexes for league play as well as an activity building.
Most of Friendswood is less than 4 miles to Interstate 45 and just 22 miles from Downtown Houston. The average drive to Downtown Houston is about 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on traffic and time of day.
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