Arcola

2 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
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Suburb of
Houston

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,700
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$633
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    61
    264
  • Murder
    122
    5
  • Rape
    0
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    61
    575
  • Theft
    855
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    122
    257

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,536
National
$53,046
Children
32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    34%
    14%

    Arcola Reviews

    2 reviews
    • Excellent
      0
    • Very Good
      0
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0
    This area is ok because it is a low income area yet there is not much crime going around. I should not complain about the area because most low income areas are filled with crime, however, everyone in this area seems to be very peaceful. The actual setting is pretty ugly because they are not big houses with green lawns. If I could do it all over again, I would not choose this are to live in. I do not see this area getting any better in the future, except for the education that is being provided, which gets better every five years or so due to the new schools that are being built. Since my goal is to escape poverty, I definitely would not choose this area to live in when I get older, and one day I hope to move my parents to a nice middle class area.
    • Niche User
    • 7 months ago
    • Overall Experience
    the atmosphere is generally consolidated it's not hard its not big but it doesn't make life easy. if I had the opportunity to do it over again I would still do it because this things in this area that I've grown attached to. there are still burning parts in the country that are better than this however this place has a bright future and is on the path to be rebuilt
    • Niche User
    • Oct 18 2015
    • Overall Experience