Community spotlight: Webster, Texas

Texas coast suburb offers a tech-forward economy and culture
  • Webster is just 26 miles south of Houston in Harris County.
  • Since NASA set roots near Webster, the local economy has boomed with new business.
  • The median home price is similar to nearby Houston metro towns, at $335,600.

Webster may only be around 7 square miles in size, but this little Harris County town packs some torque. Located in the greater Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area, an estimated 11,116 individuals called Webster home as of 2015, according to U.S. Census data, and many of them are NASA employees.