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Living in Medical Center Area Houston

Medical Center Area is the 36th most walkable neighborhood in Houston with 2,090 residents.

Medical Center Area has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: University Place, Binz, Astrodome Area, Macgregor, Neartown - Montrose, Midtown and Braeswood Place.

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Walk Score of Medical Center Area, Houston, TX

Medical Center Area is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Sam Houston Statue

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Fountain In Museum District

Most errands require a car in Medical Center Area Houston.

Medical Center Area is the 36th most walkable neighborhood in Houston with a Walk Score of 49.

Find apartments in Houston's most walkable neighborhoods: Midtown, Neartown - Montrose and Downtown.

Medical Center Area Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Medical Center Area to other Houston neighborhoods.

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Population

34 Ost / South Union 50 44 52 20,225
35 Westchase 50 45 55 29,140
36 Medical Center Area 49 61 80 2,090
37 Edgebrook Area 49 11 44 20,194
38 Willowbrook 48 30 43 7,461

See Walk Score rankings for all of Houston.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 67 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Medical Center Area.

People in Medical Center Area can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Medical Center Area, Houston, TX

Medical Center Area has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Medical Center Area Houston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Medical Center Area has good public transportation and about 19 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Medical Center Area on public transit.

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Medical Center Area has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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Sam Houston Statue

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Fountain In Museum District

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Bike Score of Medical Center Area, Houston, TX

Medical Center Area is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Medical Center Area

Medical Center Area has less violent crime and less property crime per person than the Houston average.

Medical Center Area Crime Rate

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Photo of The Houston Museum of Natural Science in Medical Center Area, Houston

The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Sam Houston Statue

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Fountains In Museum District

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Positive Mental Attitude Walk

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