The neighborhood of Second Ward is situated within the city of Houston, Texas.
Second Ward offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Green spaces, including Marron Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, making them easy to access from the majority of locations in the neighborhood. The noise levels in this area are also low, as the streets are usually peaceful - although that is not the case closer to the railway line, Highway 59 or Eastex Freeway.
Roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. In this area, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s. This part of Houston is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is very easy to access the nearest supermarket on foot from any location in Second Ward. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices. When it comes to education, in Second Ward, residents will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
This part of the city will appeal to house buyers that use a variety of means of transportation. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many. The car is often the preferred approach to get around in this neighborhood. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Freeway, from any location in Second Ward, and it is convenient to park. Walking is quite practical for residents in Second Ward; running daily errands is convenient on foot.