When you call Humble home you’ll be located in Southeast Texas just 50 miles from the Gulf Coast and a 22-minute drive to Houston Center. Humble is a thriving community on its own and is a quick weekend getaway to the coast or the city. Humble is a community that was built on the oil boom in the 20th century. Getting its name from Humble oil which is now widely known as ExxonMobil. Its motto remains, “Where people make a difference,” and that shows with it’s the small but humble population of 15,000 residents.
The cost of living is more affordable than in most places throughout the US. The home values in Humble averages at about $189,000 with values rising almost 5% in the last year. So you can see how the appeal of the cost of living makes this a perfect place to buy right now.
Although Humble boomed with the production of oil, that production slowed down and made way to farming and lumbering. As more people moved into the area and towns expanded around Humble, the city began to grow and give way to many shops, restaurants, good schools, and housing. The city is now a bustling community that anyone would love to call home!
While there are a lot of things to do in the area it’s also a short drive to Houston for all the major sports games, theater, restaurants you can handle. Go Stros!! You can spend the afternoon taking in all Houston has to offer in a quick drive. If you’re looking to stay put though, fear not you’ll find some great dining and shopping in the Area.
There’s also an annual PGA Tour, The Houston Open that rocks the town every year in the Fall, usually October. This event brings hundreds of people together to enjoy a national golf experience from around Texas and the Country.
Another fun fact about Humble is that it is home to The DeLorean Motor Company, the last private Factory to manufacture the DeLorean made famous by Back to the Future. Humble is the perfect blend of small-town living with the convenience of everyday amenities. There are also some delicious restaurants in the area. See below for more fun things to do and restaurants to eat!
What makes Humble so amazing is the dining available here. Whether you love Italian, burgers, seafood, or looking for a quick lunch break during the week, you won’t have to look far. You’ll find some high rated restaurants here. Take a look at Yelp and the links below for more information.
The Humble Independent School District is one of the fastest-growing districts in Texas. It is currently ranked in 31st place for the largest district in Texas. What started as one schoolhouse has grown today to 43 schools with over 42,000 students. Your children will get the opportunity to learn and attend some top-rated schools. See the links below for more information regarding all schools in Humble.