Bellaire, Texas, in Harris county, is 7 miles SW of Houston, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Houston metropolitan area. Bellaire contains a population of approximately 15,642.
In Bellaire, about 65% of adults are married.
In 2000, Bellaire had a median family income of $104,200. The typical family in Bellaire is better off than most in Texas. The city has a large middle class. There just aren't a lot of poor people in Bellaire. Interestingly, lots of people in the city have Bachelor's degrees (or better). In Bellaire, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.
Political donors in Bellaire favored John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $78,100. Among political parties, the Democratic party was tops in raising money in the city.
Bellaire has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 83% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Taxes on residences are higher here than most places in Texas, which may reflect a commitment to education in the city.
In Bellaire, 95% of commuters drive to work.
|Bunker Hill Village||3,654||$200,001|
|Hunters Creek Village||4,374||$184,574|
|West University Place||14,211||$157,312|
Bellaire strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):
|College Educated Adults |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
|Median Family Income |
|People in Middle Class or Better |
|Low Rate of Poverty |
Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Bellaire: