South Houston is a city in Harris County, Texas, that had a population of 16,983 in the 2010 U.S. Census. The city lies within the Houston-Woodlands-Sugar Land metro area and is within easy commuting distance of both Houston (11.6 miles) and Pasadena (3.5 miles). Beginning its history as a settlement called Dumont which was founded by C. S. Woods in 1907, South Houston was incorporated in 1913. South Houston is a multi-cultural city, offering small city charm in proximity to major city amenities.
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Relax in the city parks, shop and entertain yourself! There are three parks in this small city, including City Park, Cristy Park and South Houston City Park. Pasadena Plaza Shopping Center is brimming with shops like Jumping World Pasadena, Mi Tienda and Food Town. Houston Haunted Houses and Houston Scream Fest are other places to visit for entertainment.
Enjoy low housing costs and rents! In 2012, the average cost of all housing units was $88,057 and the average condo value was $82,679. The average gross rent was $663 in 2012. Some rent to own properties are occasionally available and the lower housing prices also indicate South Houston may be a good area for real estate investors who want to live and own rental properties in the city. With all the money you save on your home, you could rent Guzman's Reception Hall to host a great party. Stop by Stars Over Texas Tours or Mundo Latino Travel to book your next vacation.
Low estate property taxes and abundant jobs! The average real estate property tax for homes with a mortgage was $2,069 in 2012. Also in 2012, the average real estate property tax for units with no mortgage was $1,060. South Houston Gardens is one popular neighborhood in the city. Area businesses like Pasadena Printing Company, Merry Inn, Sun Coast Plumbing and Martin Asphalt Company offer residents employment. However, with Houston and Pasadena just a short drive away, many residents make the commute to the bigger cities to increase their opportunities.
Savor delicious cuisine at area restaurants! Local favorites include La Favorita on Mexican Spencer Highway, Taqueria De Jalisco on Mexican Houston Boulevard and City Cafe on American College Avenue. Try Credeur's Cajun Cookin', Savannah Cafe and Bakery and Andy's Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que for a change of pace.
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