La Porte is a city situated in the Houston metropolitan area, which is part of Texas, United States.
La Porte is quiet, as the streets tend to be tranquil - however noise can be problematic close to the airport (La Porte Municipal Airport), one of the railway lines or la Porte Freeway. It is rather challenging to get to parks in the city since they aren't well-situated. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to relax in.
In La Porte, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1980. This city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the units in La Porte and one quarter are rented.
It is easy to reach the closest grocery store on foot from any home in La Porte. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, it can be challenging to reach high schools and primary schools as a pedestrian from houses for sale in La Porte. Property buyers benefit from public and private elementary schools.
The car is usually the preferred transportation option in La Porte. Nearby highways, such as la Porte Freeway, are easy to drive to from any home in this part of the Houston metropolitan area, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, a majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking because meeting daily needs is difficult by walking.