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Renter's Guide to Eldridge – West Oaks

A community rich with possibilities, encompassing the best of both suburban and urban living is what you’ll uncover when you settle into one of the beautiful apartment buildings in the Eldridge – West Oaks area. With close proximity to major Houston thoroughfares, the community also offers a diverse number of venues and activities for new residents to experience and explore.

Finding Eldridge – West Oaks

Once well known for its large ranches, the Eldridge – West Oaks area has greatly developed over the last three decades to become a booming residential and commercial community. Located in far west Houston, the community is bounded by Alief Clodine to the south and I-10 to the north; Cinco Ranch is to the west of the community of Eldridge – West Oaks. Here, residents can have the best of both worlds. While a perfect location for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the area has great amenities and features convenient access to fine dining, entertainment, and shopping centers.

Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Demographics

  • Total Population80,510
  • Female 38,449
    Male 42,061
  • Median Age34.8

Inexpensive Living with Large Possibilities

Compared with the rest of the nation, the Greater Houston area is an excellent place to live and work if you want to get the most for your money. Numbeo cost of living estimates rank Houston well below large cities like New York City in terms of rental costs and living costs. In fact, Houston residents pay less than half of what people in New York City pay each month. When factoring in rent, Numbeo lists Houston as about 31% cheaper than New York City to live in.

With low rental costs and a strong job outlook, the Greater Houston area is the ideal location to move to and call home.

Average Rent in Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX

  • Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Average Rental Price, January 2020 $1,078 /mo

Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7005%
  • $701-$1,00042%
  • $1,001-$1,50043%
  • $1,501-$2,0009%
  • > $2,0001%

Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Jan / 2020
Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX $1,022 $1,017 $1,054 $1,058 $1,058 $1,055 $1,060 $1,066 $1,078
National $1,350 $1,382 $1,385 $1,388 $1,423 $1,431 $1,434 $1,469 $1,474

Living in Eldridge – West Oaks

Eldridge – West Oaks is home to a mix of young professionals and families. According to the  City of Houston’s Planning and Development Department, most residents in this community are between the ages of 25-34, also known as Millennials. Along with single adults, families with kids make up about a quarter of the community, and that’s growing.

The city also lists the average household income at around $89,000 a year, a salary that has continued to climb as the area fosters rapid business growth. In fact, the community has grown substantially over the past decade or so, with now more than 115,487 people calling Eldridge – West Oaks home. Most residents have had some college experience, and many hold advanced degrees.

With beautiful, tree-lined streets and a wide array of dining, shopping, and entertainment destinations, Eldridge – West Oaks emerges as a great place to live for both life-long residents and newcomers seeking new adventures in a rapidly-advancing community.

What makes Eldridge – West Oaks a great place to live?

Whether you are in search of family-friendly attractions or a night out on the town, there’s no shortage of options in Eldridge – West Oaks. Although more relaxed than Downtown Houston, just a short drive away there are nightlife, restaurants, and entertainment for young adults and others to enjoy.

Both grown-ups and kids will delight in all of the recreational options provided, living in this part of West Houston. Close to such destinations as George Bush Park and Ray Miller Park, there are all kinds of choices, including basketball courts and two play areas for kids. If you want to go for a leisurely bike ride or get in some exercise walking or jogging, the Terry Hershey Park Trail System offers plenty of opportunity, and it’s within biking or walking distance of most of the community’s residents. There’s even a unique spot for your four-legged family members to run through the grass at Millie Bush Park, just off Westheimer Parkway. Park amenities include a dog pond, dog showers, as well as picnic space and a walking trail.

If you do want to seek out additional amenities, Downtown Houston is just a short 20-mile drive from the community of Eldridge – West Oaks. This puts you in a prime location to enjoy all of the museums and sites of the area, including the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Houston Symphony, Houston Zoo, and the fun of heading out to a ballgame at Minute Maid Park.

For all of your shopping needs, head to nearby West Oaks Mall, or just take a short drive on Interstate 10 to Katy Mills Mall.

Grocery stores are plentiful within the community, as are a handful of farmer’s markets in some of the other nearby neighborhoods. From fine cuisine at top-rated restaurants to family-friendly fare at one of the many casual spots in town, the area abounds in dining destinations. For Greek food lovers, Droubi’s Mediterranian Grill at 1635 Eldridge Pkwy #200 is a great option; or if you’re looking for a cozy place to enjoy your breakfast, Pastelitos Café will entrance your senses with a unique fusion of Latin and European flavors.

An Easy Commute

Houston’s Energy Corridor is just north of this community, giving many residents of Eldridge – West Oaks a short commute during the workweek. There is also public transportation available, with bus routes running from some of the main roads to downtown Houston.

A Safe Place to Call Home

In Eldridge – West Oaks in particular, families of all sizes can have peace of mind knowing that they reside in one of Greater Houston’s safest areas. According to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services, Eldridge – West Oaks residents experience a violent crime rate that is nearly 60% lower than the City of Houston average. Also, the area is a far enough drive from Downtown Houston to avoid the problems of urban pollution.

Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households32,859
  • Family 20,594
    Non-family 12,265
  • Children 10,810
    No Children 22,048
  • Average People Per Household2.61
  • Median Household Income$66,587
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,219

Great Options in Education

With education a top priority for most families, the community delivers a variety of options for young students, including both public and private schools. The Houston Independent School District covers part of the community, while the Alief Independent School District picks up the rest of the students.

Schools include Westside High School, West Briar Middle School, and Barbara Bush Elementary School. Western Houston also offers a number of private schools for parents to choose from.

Eldridge - West Oaks, Houston, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School24%
  • Some College24%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree26%
  • Graduate Degree15%

What are your housing options?

Much of this community is still ripe with opportunity, containing a large amount of undeveloped land as well as existing commercial space.

For those hoping to make Eldridge – West Oaks home, though, the area provides a great variety of housing options, from apartment rentals – mostly on its eastern side, closer to downtown Houston – to single-family homes and condos.

What You Can Rent in Eldridge – West Oaks

While many of the apartments for rent within this community have mid-priced options within the $701 – $1,000 per month range, you will also find more affordable rentals around $550 per month, depending on the space you need.

Make This Your New Home!

If you’re looking for a new place to live, you’ll want to consider making one of the various Eldridge – West Oaks rentals your new home. With a laid-back environment, yet in close proximity to all the advantages of city living, there is no better place to lay down new roots. For help in looking the perfect new home, head to RENTCafé to find just the right location for you and your family

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