Quality of Life
Friendswood's reputation for traditional values, quality education, and excellent housing attract new families into the community each year. Friendswood takes pride in its premier lifestyle and low crime rate that offers its citizens the best in beautiful parks, abundant trees, and recreational and sports facilities in a manageable hometown atmosphere. The city is adorned with a unique blend of beautiful parks, natural trails and lush landscaping, along with a championship golf course. Children excel in studies through a superior school system. All of these attributes are a perfect match for Friendswood's affluent resident base of well-educated, high-income families. In fact more than half of the city's residents are employed in executive, professional and managerial positions and generate an average household income of $117,000.
In addition, Friendswood features a vibrant business-friendly atmosphere. From office buildings and shopping centers to retail outlets and mixed-use projects, new developments are consistantly on the horizon. Friendswood offers single-family residential housing in pleasant park-like settings, tucked-away from the busy stream of vehicular traffic. Choices abound with master-planned communities for new homes, resale homes in a variety of architectural styles in neighborhood subdivisions, and several communities offering seniors the finest in independent and assisted living in Texas.