U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Houston
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 03-31-2010, 02:24 PM
 
32 posts, read 46,219 times
Reputation: 27
Default What's your favorite zip code?

Hello, everyone! I am moving to Houston and doing an apartment search right now. I am interested in living near the city, perhaps in the inner loop. I am most looking for a safe area, (safety is a big deal to me), yet one that is not too far into the suburbs, as it is my experience that those areas can be really boring. I am city girl and I can get bored rather easily, so I would like to be near an area that has a lot to offer, yet I couldn't see myself living in a downtown. What zip codes would you recommend, and which should I avoid?
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 03-31-2010, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Houston
3,567 posts, read 1,601,713 times
Reputation: 931
77019/and Midtown, but Midtown includes 2-3 zip codes. Well, let me just throw in 7006 as well.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 03:30 PM
Status: "Character is what you do when no one is looking..." (set 26 days ago)
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
21,048 posts, read 22,289,435 times
Reputation: 50044
77008
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 04:09 PM
 
2,577 posts, read 5,493,303 times
Reputation: 1840
Going by zip code alone is not entirely useful in Houston. There are great sections and dumpy sections in most all of the inner loop zones.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 05:52 PM
 
Location: SE Texas on the Coast
27 posts, read 81,665 times
Reputation: 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoneToHouston View Post
Hello, everyone! I am moving to Houston and doing an apartment search right now. I am interested in living near the city, perhaps in the inner loop. I am most looking for a safe area, (safety is a big deal to me), yet one that is not too far into the suburbs, as it is my experience that those areas can be really boring. I am city girl and I can get bored rather easily, so I would like to be near an area that has a lot to offer, yet I couldn't see myself living in a downtown. What zip codes would you recommend, and which should I avoid?
When I was younger & preferred city living, I lived in the Galleria (now Uptown) area. Zipcodes can be pretty big in Houston, so that may not be the best determinant. You may also like the Kirby/Upper Kirby area.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
6,406 posts, read 9,356,528 times
Reputation: 3753
What is your monthly budget for rent and what recreation do you want to be near? Is being close to work and a short commute important?
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 09:58 PM
JL
 
6,332 posts, read 6,707,623 times
Reputation: 6335
77056, 77057,77024
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-31-2010, 10:01 PM
Status: "Character is what you do when no one is looking..." (set 26 days ago)
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
21,048 posts, read 22,289,435 times
Reputation: 50044
Oh, I forgot to mention 77024
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2010, 07:21 AM
 
Location: 77059
7,712 posts, read 17,946,032 times
Reputation: 3766
Those Galleria & Memorial zips above are essentially suburban.

You also know what they say about people who get bored easily....
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2010, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
15,526 posts, read 15,199,913 times
Reputation: 13821
77019, 77006, 77007, 77002
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Houston
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top