Located within Texas, United States, the city of Tomball is situated in the Houston metropolitan area.
Tomball is very quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. It is very hard to get to parks from most locations within the city since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
Tomball experienced its main housing boom since the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period. The predominant housing types in this city are single detached homes and townhouses. About three quarters of the population of this city own their home while the remainder are renters. This part of the Houston metropolitan area also has quite a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in this city and for this reason they can be a rather long walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, a portion of house buyers in Tomball may be able to reach one of about 40 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
The preferred mode of transportation in this city is very often a car. Coming across a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, this part of the Houston metropolitan area is not very convenient for walking because very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.