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Friendswood is a city in the U.S. state of Texas outside of the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The city lies in Galveston and Harris counties. As of the 2010 census, the population of Friendswood was 35,805. In 2007, CNN/Money Magazine listed Friendswood as one of 100 "America's Best Places to Live" for that year, making it one of 900 small towns recognized since the rankings first began in 2005.


Friendswood in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Friendswood is located at a short trip away from Houston a major city in United States. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Houston for its bountiful attractions like Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar, The Strand Historic District, The Seawall Boulevard on your trip to Friendswood. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P. Hobby Airport. Tour packages of Friendswood are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Friendswood*

  • Pollution Statistics in Friendswood

    Know the pollution level of Friendswood before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 51.49 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.13 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.74 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.89 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.07 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Friendswood: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Friendswood for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Friendswood.

    • Burglary and Theft 59.23 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65.77 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.07 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 54.05 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.74 (High)
    • Attacks 50.51 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 68.41 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.11 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.67 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.28 (High)
  • Living in Friendswood - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Friendswood is 173.81 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 41.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.87 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.2 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.76 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.26 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 149.98 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Friendswood

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Friendswood

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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