This stunning master-planned community is massive with more than 28,000 acres of wildlife areas, parks, walking trails, and scenic additions that residents can enjoy anytime they wish. This growing community had nearly 100,000 residents in 2010 after a period of strong growth increasing the population by half. Situated less than 30 miles south of Houston, the Woodlands has attracted many large corporations like Chevron, Baker Hughes, ExxonMobile, and Maersk Line. Home values averaged $328,000 in 2013, according to City-Data.
Students living in the Woodlands are in an excellent area for education with Great Schools giving their district a ten out of ten rating. The best schools on the list were David, Buckalew, and Timber Creek Elementary Schools along with Mitchell Intermediate School. This means children have access to the top teachers and educational systems for success.
The Woodlands is a vibrant place that exudes beauty, luxury, and peacefulness. There are always plenty of things for residents to do including free concert series at Northshore Park every fall and the Lake Woodlands Scavenger Event that lasts a full two hours. There are also Arts in the Park and Fly Casting classes for people to attend.
No matter whether music, art, or shopping is a favorite, there are tons of things to do in the area at any time of the year. There are two movie theaters and several shops and boutiques along Market Street. Many famous people have lived in the community including the likes of Adrian Peterson from the Minnesota Vikings, Danny Amendola who played for the New England Patriots, and Greg Brenneman who is the former CEO of Burger King.
There are more than 150 restaurants in the community giving locals access to any cuisine their heart desires. Jasper's serves upscale American cuisine and classic BBQ. For some Italian flavor, the BRIO Tuscan Grille serves many traditional pasta dishes in a light and lively atmosphere. The Republic Grille is where residents frequent for comfort food.