Rice Military is a nature-rich area of Houston with quick access to one of the city's biggest and most beautiful parks. With a mixture of homes and apartments, and minutes away from some of Houston's most popular bars and restaurants, this is a great section of the city for young professionals and families alike.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$269,999 to $1,970,000
  • Closed Prices:$186,000 to $1,270,000
  • Median Sale Price:$453,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$214
  • Association Fee Ranges:$340 to $480/quarter,$5 to $563/mo,$0 to $10000,$0 to $1500
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1910 to 2018
  • Sq. Ft.:848 to 5,544Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 5Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes: - 1 acres


Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Eat

Rice Military is filled with great brunch spots and is a very walkable neighborhoods, so be prepared to see your neighbors out and about. In the area, you will mostly find young professionals living individually or with roommates. With the nearby park and walking trails, the uniform of choice in Rice Military is yoga pants or basketball shorts. You'll also see plenty of people out with their dogs heading to the nearby dog park.

Where to Live

Rice Military is a smaller section of Houston, so while there are plenty of single-family homes and a few apartment complexes, it may be a place where you have to wait for the perfect house to enter the market. Historically, the area was composed of small, one-story, bungalow-style homes. In recent years, many of these have been replaced with beautiful three-story townhomes. These luxurious builds are situated close to one another, and are great for anyone who doesn't need a large property or yard space. There are also a few luxury apartment builds in the area. These updated apartments feature a great selection of amenities and could be perfect for a young professional making their living in Houston.

The Perfect Sunday

The neighborhood is located right next to Buffalo Bayou and Memorial Park, so getting a glimpse to what nature has to offer in Houston is the perfect way to spend a Sunday. Memorial Park offers running, biking, and walking trails. There are also plenty of events and festivals held throughout the year in the area. Buffalo Bayou is a great place to rent a canoe and get out on the water, or walk the trails to discover a whole new part of the city. There are playgrounds and sports facilities, as well as a giant dog park to put in some time with your four-legged friends.

Friday Night Fun

Rice Military runs parallel to the Washington corridor, which has a great selection of bars and dance clubs for a Friday night out. Whether you're looking to two-step to the most popular country music or settle in with a bottle of wine on a gorgeous patio, there is a little taste of everything. The area is also close to Downtown, where you can take in a show or a sports event. The big events of the city are just a stone's throw away.

What You'll See

If you're looking for nearby eats, prepare for low-key places that are perfect for picking up dinner on the way home from work. These quiet places strike a balance between Houston-local and nationwide chains. While all of them are delicious and offer a wide variety of cuisines and selections, they are definitely perfect for a quick dinner after work. If you're looking for a more exclusive selection, you may have to venture outside of the neighborhood.

Locals Love

Great walking and biking trails • Great selection of apartments and townhomes • Close to major areas of Houston.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic on Memorial Drive • Have to drive to grocery stores • Can flood.


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