Moving to Houston

Considering a move to a new city can be daunting, particularly if you have a spouse or family to consider as well. To help ease the decision-making process, we’ve put together a few resources we hope will be helpful in researching options and imagining what life could be like in H-Town.

Getting to know the Daxko culture: 

Aside from spending time in the office with the Daxko team, the Daxko Nation culture blog is the best place to get to know what it would be like to work here. Feel free to share the link with family members.

What’s it like in H-Town? 

Houston, Texas is America’s fourth-largest city and is closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex – but that’s not the only thing to love about H-Town. The city’s Downtown area includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants. We’ve sourced a few blog posts that may be helpful in getting a feel for the kinds of events and special places you can find in and around Houston:

Visit Houston

30 Things to Know About Houston Before You Move There

What’s the weather like?

Houston’s temperate climate sustains tropical vegetation and allows residents an enviable outdoor lifestyle. Check out average temperatures in Houston.

Living and Working in Houston

The nine-county Houston metro area is home to more than six million people and is among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. Some quick stats on living in Houston:

  • Metro population: 6,204,141
  • Median age: 33.5
  • Median home price: $190,000
  • Average commute time: 28.5 minutes

Read more about living and working in Houston here.

Comparing Schools

If you have (or will have) school-age children, the quality of the school system is likely to affect your decision on where to live. Compare school systems for yourself at GreatSchools or Niche.