COMMUNITY

Missouri City, TX

Missouri City provides the perfect mix of amenities and wide-open spaces within the greater Houston area.

With quiet, well-kept neighborhoods, exceptional schools, plenty of parks, quality health care, and proximity to Houston and its business and recreation corridors, Missouri City is the ideal place for your family to grow and thrive.

Missouri City residents enjoy a large variety of parks and recreational facilities including more than 20 developed parks; natural areas and walking trails; sports fields, tennis courts, batting cages, gymnasiums and fitness centers; playgrounds and a splash pad; and lakes with boating and fishing sites.

Special events and programs are a big draw throughout the year for people of all ages. Group piano classes, free crafts for tots, family fun nights, and senior trips are samples of the activities planned throughout the year.

In 2018, Missouri City was ranked as one of the top 5 suburbs in Houston by niche.com for its racial and economic diversity. Additionally, the city was ranked in the top 15 for the entire state.

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Top 5 suburbs in Houston for racial and economic diversity - Niche.com

Finalist, 2016 All-America City Award by the National Civic League - given to communities that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective ways. Only 20 cities out of 2,000 were named as a finalist.

Missouri City ranked #16 on 24/7 Wall Street’s list of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.”

‘Missouri City is one of the most crime-free cities in the country’

Most Ethnically Diverse City in the Houston Region - Rice University Kinder Institute + Hobby Center, 2012

 

Living in fort bend county

Fort Bend County is highly ranked for safety, education, low cost of living, diversity, and growth over the past few years. And that’s not all – Fort Bend has one of the lowest cost of living indexes in the United States.

  • Missouri City ranks among “America’s Best Cities to Live” list - 24/7 Wall St., 2015
  • Fort Bend is the fastest-growing county in the U.S. 2013-2016 - U.S. Census Bureau, 2018
  • Highest percentage of college graduates in Houston MSA - U.S. Census Bureau, 2016
  • Housing in Texas is 15.5 percent less expensive than the rest of the nation, transportation is 6.3 percent less expensive and groceries are 10.5 percent less expensive. - CNBC, 2017

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Fort Bend County also has a thriving corporate community, with many Fortune 500 companies and small businesses taking advantage of the county’s pro-business environment, fiscal strength, educated workforce, and low unemployment.

  • Fort Bend County ranks No. 4 for incoming investment in the U.S., No. 2 in Texas and No. 1 in Greater Houston - SmartAsset, 2017
  • Fort Bend ranked #9 county in the nation for job growth - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
  • No. 2 in U.S., No. 1 in Texas for purchasing power - SmartAsset, 2017
  • Top industries include food manufacturing, energy, engineering, education, health care, and technology - Fort Bend EDC, 2018

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Life in Fort Bend County is complemented by consistent good weather, a variety of dining and retail options, open green spaces, and numerous family attractions. The county has also been named one of the safest in the US, and it is a regional leader in household income.

  • Fort Bend County ranked #1 for healthiest residents in the greater Houston area - County Health - Rankings & Roadmaps, 2015

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