Alvin

45 reviews
  1. Suburb of Houston, TX
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Suburb of
Houston

Homes for Sale

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,100
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$784
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%

Alvin Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    111
    0
  • Murder
    4
    0
  • Rape
    83
    37
  • Robbery
    67
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    396
    1
  • Theft
    2,214
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    150
    0

Residents

Median Household Income
$45,164
National
$53,046
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    14%
  • K-8 Schools
  • High Schools
  • Colleges

Reviews

45 reviews
  • Excellent
    2
  • Very Good
    11
  • Average
    22
  • Poor
    8
  • Terrible
    2
I didn't choose to live here permanently. My parents live here, and I have no money to live elsewhere.
  • Niche User
  • 2 months ago
We need more businesses in town because a lot of people travel out of our city to go for other options that Alvin does not have.
  • Niche User
  • 3 months ago
Its a very fond of its traditions
  • Niche User
  • 4 months ago