Waco is a city located in Texas, United States.
Waco is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines, one of the 3 airports (McGregor Executive Airport, TSTC Waco Airport, Waco Regional Airport), J H Kultgen Freeway or US Highway 77.
In Waco, about 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1980. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this city.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in this city. On the other hand, locals may consider it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning eating, some, but not all, property owners in Waco will live within walking distance of one of over 50 supermarkets. Residents are served by over 350 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
The favored method to navigate Waco is very often a car. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 35, and it is very convenient to come across a place to park. However, traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Waco as few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.