The unincorporated community of Porter, Texas is situated in the Houston metropolitan area.
Porter is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near the railway line, US Highway 59 or Interstate 69. It is very hard to get to public green spaces since they aren't well-situated. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover.
The median year of construction for properties in Porter is 1999. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most of the dwellings in this unincorporated community, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and mobile homes. About 70% of the properties in the unincorporated community are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. This part of the Houston metropolitan area has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in Porter. Locals are served by public and private high schools. As far as food is concerned, a portion of home buyers in Porter may be able to travel to one of approximately 20 grocery stores on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few options for those who care about restaurants in close proximity.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this unincorporated community. Coming across a parking spot is easy. In contrast, walking is not very practical for property owners in this unincorporated community as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.