Rice Military TX Homes & Real Estate

Rice Military is a unique and entertaining neighborhood in Houston, TX. You will find Rice Military northwest of Houston’s downtown. This neighborhood is constantly ranked as one of the best places to live in Houston and the entire state of Texas.

Rice Military gets the “military” portion of its name from Camp Logan, a nearby World War I training camp. In the 20th century, Houston turned Camp Logan into Memorial Park. The “Rice” portion of Rice Military comes from William Marsh Rice, who also help found Rice University. The Rice family owned all the property that now makes up Rice Military. Today, the community has a vivid art scene, and its proximity to downtown Houston makes it a desirable location for young professionals.

Rice Military February 22, 2024
62
Listed
64
Avg. DOM
$294.98
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$647,450
Med. List Price
62 Properties
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$510,000
Neighborhood: Riverway Marina Heights
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,924
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
1
Day on Site
26539721
MLS
$949,000
Neighborhood: Brunner
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,357
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
1
Day on Site
35112021
MLS
$689,900
Neighborhood: Birdroseana
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,564
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
1
Day on Site
17153168
MLS
Open 2/24
4308 Marina St Houston,  TX 77007
$499,999
Neighborhood: Riverway Marina Heights
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,924
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
2
Days on Site
51650327
MLS
$479,000
Neighborhood: Villas On Heights
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,530
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
3
Days on Site
10185810
MLS
$569,000
Neighborhood: Trinty Heights
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,680
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
4
Days on Site
34966537
MLS
Open 2/24
810 Malone St Houston,  TX 77007
$530,000
Neighborhood: Malone Square
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,506
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
6
Days on Site
53729477
MLS
$595,000
Neighborhood: Upper West End
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,160
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
6
Days on Site
17331725
MLS
$969,000
Neighborhood: Memorial Hts Villas Amending P
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,702
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
13
Days on Site
5226835
MLS
$394,900
Neighborhood: Driver
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,638
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
13
Days on Site
89971633
MLS
$674,900
Neighborhood: Cottage Grove Addition
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,532
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
14
Days on Site
16741149
MLS
$330,000
Neighborhood: Cottage Grove
2
Beds
1
Baths
1952
Year Built
15
Days on Site
73116887
MLS

Things to Love in Rice Military

Here are a few more reasons to love Rice Military.

  • Great schools
  • Safety
  • Ranked the number two neighborhood in Houston
  • Close to downtown Houston
  • Diverse real estate market
  • Lots of green areas and parks

 Community Atmosphere

Rice Military is a growing community. Up to the 1908s, the neighborhood was seen as a blue-collar neighborhood. However, since the 1990s, young professionals have been attracted to Rice Military. Their interest has steadily increased property values and improved the neighborhood’s infrastructure.

Today, residents love the intimate neighborhood atmosphere of Rice Military while still taking advantage of its closeness to the excitement and job opportunities in greater Houston. While Rice Military is a welcoming community for families, young professionals still comprise the greater portion of its population. As such, there is a great nightlife scene and many foods and drink establishments to try.

 Activities

Rice Military has a lot to offer its residents. There is a thriving nightlife and plentiful green spaces. Three important activities attract people to the neighborhood. The most unique is the Beer Can House. It is a folk art house covered in beer cans, bottles, and caps. You can not miss it if you pass anywhere near 222 Malone Street.

Visitors also enjoy visiting the Art Car Museum, which houses contemporary art cars, and the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. The Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens brings visitors from Houston and Texas. It includes an interesting museum and a 14-acre garden.

 Schools

Residents in Rice Military are part of the Houston Independent School District. Only three schools serve the area: Memorial Elementary School, Hogg Middle School, and Lamar High School. Each of these public schools is highly rated and respected.

 You can also send your children to the private K-8, St. Theresa School, associated with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

 Real Estate

Because so many of Rice Military’s residents are young professionals, there are a lot of renters in the neighborhood. Renters occupy just about 50% of the homes in Rice Military. The other 50% of people own homes, with an average of around $1 million.

 Whether you want to rent or buy in Rice Military, the realtors at The Kinne Group can help. Contact us today to learn more about this amazing community and how we can help you find your perfect home.