Today and in large part because of the region’s urbanization and internationalization, the Research Valley boasts a quality of place that celebrates the arts and culture, education, commerce, and the outdoors. The Research Valley is home to two of the best public school districts in the State of Texas, churches of every faith, world-class restaurants and commercial districts, and a wonderful parks system.
According to Sperling’s 2010 Best Places Cost of Living, The Research Valley is overall 19% under the national average within food, housing, utilities, healthcare, and transportation costs. The Research Valley is known for its award-winning schools, excellent medical facilities, beautiful neighborhoods, and an abundance of outdoor activities.
Cost of Living Index
|The Research Valley||United States|
|Sperling's Cost of Living Jan. 2017|
Regional Housing Cost
|Average Home Price||$202,700||$214,467|
|# Homes Sold||3,123||3,307|