Friendswood Real Estate
encompasses parts of two counties–Northern Galveston and southern Harris County, divided by the popular Clear Creek. Clear Creek offers direct water access to the Gulf of Mexico through Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. It is located 3
miles west of IH-45, halfway between Houston and Galveston. Friendswood encompasses 21 square miles and
is over 70% developed. There is ample room for growth–commercially, industrially and residentially.
is a large area filled with lots of things to do not only within the Friendswood area but in the nearby communities. Friendswood is only
about a 30 to 40 minute drive to downtown Houston and Galveston close enough to make a little drive to one of the local
beaches yet far enough away to feel like you’re not even living in a coastal area. Friendswood has everything you could need or want not
much of a drive to the amazing Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah where they have live bands, boardwalk games, restaurants, amusement park
rides and much more!
As of 2000, there were 29,037 people, 10,107 households, and 8,085 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,381.2 people per square mile
(533.4/km²). There were 10,405 housing units at an average density of 495.0 per square mile (191.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.09% White,
2.70% African American, 0.40% Native American, 2.39% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.79% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or
Latino of any race were 8.79% of the population.