Located within Texas, United States, the city of Friendswood is located in the Houston metropolitan area.
Most areas in Friendswood are very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful. Access to public green spaces from most locations within the city, including Stevenson Park and Memorial Park, is rather difficult since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore.
In Friendswood, about 85% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1992. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 85% of the properties in Friendswood whereas the remainder are rented.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Friendswood will live within walking distance of one of approximately 20 supermarkets. There are also over 100 restaurants and coffee shops in Friendswood. When it comes to education, in this part of the Houston metropolitan area, property buyers will often be able to access primary schools on foot. In contrast, there are only a few high schools and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
A car is a very good transportation option in this city. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, it is impractical for pedestrians to move around in this city because most daily needs are difficult to meet without having to resort to a car.