Welcome to Garden Oaks

Garden Oaks used to be one of Houston’s best-kept secrets. However, in 2010, the Houston Press published an article where that stated that Garden Oaks “used to be an underrated neighborhood but now is on everyone’s radar.” Conveniently located “close to everything”, as neighbors put it, Garden Oaks is just outside loop 610 15 minutes from Downtown and 10 minutes from the Galleria. Comprised of 1400 homes, this neighborhood continues to gain attention because of its location, oversized lots, tree-lined winding streets, and cozy neighborhood feel.
Some of the many neighborhood groups and activities include: GO Kids which includes GO Moms, Garden Club, Wine Walk, GOMO, 4th of July Parade, Movie Nights in the Park, Santa In the Park, Family Picnics, and Easter Egg Hunt. Play Days, Block Parties, Halloween Block Parties, Food Drops, Home Tours, Neighborhood Group Email, Newsletter and the list goes on and on. One of the most important, safety aspects of the neighborhood is the 24-hour patrol by our Harris County Constables. You will see them patrolling day and night. Keeping our neighborhood safe. Get to know them as they are an outstanding group of men and women!

Overview for Garden Oaks, TX

3,648 people live in Garden Oaks, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $72,797. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41 years

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Around Garden Oaks, TX

There's plenty to do around Garden Oaks, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Maggie’s Sabor Salvadoreño, Anita's Honduras, and David Alcorta Catering.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.21 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.74 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.07 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Garden Oaks, TX

Garden Oaks has 1,569 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Garden Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,648 people call Garden Oaks home. The population density is 7,364.55 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.29 / 52.71%

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Schools in Garden Oaks, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Garden Oaks. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Garden Oaks Montessori
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