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Kingwood is a 14,000 acre (57 km²) master-planned community located in northeast Houston, Texas, United States. The majority of the community is located in Harris County with a small portion in Montgomery County. Known as the "Livable Forest," it is the largest master-planned community in Harris County and second-largest within the 10-county Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area. It is on the east fork of the San Jacinto River. Kingwood was created in 1971 as a joint venture between the Friendswood Development Company and King Ranch. Its name was derived as part of that partnership.[1]

Kingwood / North Shore is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Houston, Texas. Kingwood / North Shore real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Kingwood / North Shore neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present. Real estate vacancies in Kingwood / North Shore are 6.6%, which is lower than one will find in 63.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kingwood / North Shore is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood. [2]

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Income in Kingwood Texas

Kingwood / North Shore neighborhood in Houston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 86.1% of America's neighborhoods. [1]

Occupations in Kingwood Texas

Kingwood / North Shore neighborhood, 40.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.9%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages in Kingwood Texas

The most common language spoken in the Kingwood / North Shore neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Ethnicity / Ancestry in Kingwood Texas

In the Kingwood / North Shore neighborhood in Houston, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (16.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Kingwood, Texas

Is Kingwood TX a good place to live?

Kingwood Area is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Kingwood Area offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kingwood Area there are a lot of parks. The public schools in Kingwood Area are highly rated. Learn More

How far is Kingwood from Houston?

The total driving distance from Houston, TX to Kingwood, TX is 22 miles or 35 kilometers. Learn More

Does Kingwood Texas Flood?

Kingwood High also had significant flooding issues in 1994 and took on minimal water damage during rain storms after Harvey. Now the district is planning a long-term solution that will prevent a two-story disaster like what happened during Harvey or in 1994. Learn More

Where does Kingwood get its water?

Kingwood gets it water from the Houston Municipal Water supply. But they are very close to the source: Lake Houston. According to the City of Kingwood: 86% from Lake Livingston (Trinity River), Lake Conroe and Lake Houston (San Jacinto River). Learn More

How far is Dallas from Kingwood?

The total driving distance from Dallas, TX to Kingwood, TX is 226 miles or 364 kilometers. Your trip begins in Dallas, Texas. Learn More

How did Kingwood get its name?

Kingwood is a planned community located in northeast Houston, Harris County, Texas. Planning for the community began as early as 1967, when the land was sold to a joint venture of King Ranch and the Friendswood Development Company, an Exxon subsidiary. The name "Kingwood" was derived from this association. Learn More

Who are the top real estate agents to buy and sell real estate in Kingwood Texas?

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