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Houston’s Fastest-Growing Communities

It’s no secret the Houston area is booming. In fact, a recent study by Atlanta-area relocation firm WelcomeMat Services ranks one of the city’s ZIP codes as the fastest growing in the nation. Two others were also near the top of the list, says Brian Mattingly, CEO of WelcomeMat. Can you guess… Allstate https://i0.wp.com/blog.allstate.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/4469978915_8bf92feccb_o.jpg?fit=640%2C480&ssl=1

It’s no secret the Houston area is booming. In fact, a recent study by Atlanta-area relocation firm WelcomeMat Services ranks one of the city’s ZIP codes as the fastest growing in the nation.

Two others were also near the top of the list, says Brian Mattingly, CEO of WelcomeMat.

Can you guess which Houston–area ZIP code was ranked No. 1 in the study? Click through to learn the answer and check out other fast-growing Houston communities.

  • Katy, Texas

    77494/Katy

    The suburban Katy, Texas, 77494 ZIP code was ranked as the fastest-growing in the nation, Mattingly said. The ZIP code boasted 596 new household move-ins in May, surpassing all other ZIP codes in the country.
  • 77449/Katy

    Another area of Katy is in this ZIP code, ranked No. 11 in the nation by WelcomeMat Services. The Harris County ZIP code north of I-10 and east of Grand Parkway had 476 new move-ins in May, according to the study and the Houston Business Journal.
  • 77449– Energy Corridor

    JuWiki, via WikiCommons
    Houston’s thriving Energy Corridor neighborhood is partly within this ZIP code. The community earns its name thanks to the multiple energy companies that call the area home. Employers such as CITGO, Shell and British Petroleum are a draw for some residents.
  • 77449- Cullen and George Bush Parks

    WhisperToMe, via WikiCommons
    The nation’s 11th-fastest growing ZIP code also encompasses housing near Cullen and George Bush parks. In addition to ample green spaces, ease of access to Energy Corridor employers is also a draw.
  • 77573 – League City

    Suburban League City’s ZIP code came in 35th in the nation, with 421 household move-ins during May 2014. The community’s proximity to the Gulf of Mexico’s waterfront at Kemah is an attraction for many residents. League City is shared by Harris and Galveston counties.
  • 77573 – League City/Clear Lake

    This ZIP code also includes parts of Clear Lake. This waterfront community boasts proximity to both the Gulf and major employers, such as NASA and the Texas Space Center.

 

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