Welcome to Upper Kirby

Nestled in the center of Houston along its hallmark namesake, Kirby Drive, you will delight yourself in Upper Kirby. Upper Kirby is a network of historic neighborhoods intertwined with new urban/mixed-use developments and major economic centers. Upper Kirby is just minutes away from Greenway Plaza, Downtown, The Galleria, and the Texas Medical Center. Upper Kirby is surrounded by some of Houston's most prestigious, historic, and established residential neighborhoods.

Residents in Upper Kirby are offered easy access to high-profile names in retail, trendy boutiques, fine art, and popular eateries, all within walking distance of where they live, work and play. Find yourself at home in Upper Kirby!

Overview for Upper Kirby, TX

26,340 people live in Upper Kirby, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $80,218. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,340

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$80,218

Average individual Income

Around Upper Kirby, TX

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

83
Very Walkable
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score
46
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Läderach, Art of Cellaring, and Chef Marcela's Kitchen.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.87 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.52 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.65 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Upper Kirby, TX

Upper Kirby has 15,301 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upper Kirby do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 26,340 people call Upper Kirby home. The population density is 12,728.116 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,340

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38

Median Age

45.52 / 54.48%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
15,301

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$80,218

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Upper Kirby, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Upper Kirby. 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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