Oak Forest Community Houston TX

Welcome to Oak Forest, a vibrant community located in Houston, Texas. Oak Forest is a neighborhood that is constantly evolving and growing, with a family-friendly environment, great schools, and plenty of activities to enjoy. Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing community.

The Oak Forest borders include the 610 Loop to the south, US 290 to its west and Ella Blvd. to its east. Oak Forest ends to the north just above 43rd street. The area that became Oak Forest was annexed by the city of Houston in the 1940s and established in 1947 by Oak Forest Realty Corp.

Homes in Oak Forest sit about 20 feet back from the street and 5 feet apart from its neighbors. A good portion of the homes in the area have the original design from the ‘40s and ‘50s — some with their original homeowners still living in them — but newer builds are sprinkled throughout as well. You can find a property in the $350,000 range all the way up to $1 million.

Oak Forest is known for its tight knit community and involvement with local businesses & schools.

The Oak Forest community has a population of around 28,000 people, with an average household income of $95,000 according the the US Census Bureau. The estimated median home value in the area is around $450,000, with a median rent of $1,500 per month.

Oak Forest is an amazing community that offers top-rated schools, plenty of activities to enjoy, and a safe and secure environment. If you’re looking for a great place to call home in Houston, Texas, you won’t find a better choice than Oak Forest.

Oak Forest residents are nestled away from the hustle and bustle of Houston, but have easy access to quite a few eateries, including Houston-based Tacos A Go Go and Shipley’s Do Nuts and local favorite, Don Teo’s Mexican Restaurant. With the White Oak Bayou Greenway Trail, you can burn off those delicious calories with a quick visit to the park that borders the neighborhood to its west.
  • TC Jester Park – A 21-acre park that features walking trails, playgrounds, and a disc golf course.
  • White Oak Bayou Greenway Trail – A 7.5-mile trail perfect for hiking, biking, or jogging
Oak Forest Community Guide
Oak Forest Community Guide

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