League City is a waterfront community nestled along the shores of Clear Lake, 30 miles south of downtown Houston, with proximity to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The city regularly ranks among the safest, most affordable, and best places to live and raise a family in the state of Texas and in the U.S. With a population over 110,000, League City residents represent a diversity of backgrounds and lifestyles. Professionals across the country are drawn to League City for its low unemployment rates and a ripe job market for positions in the medical, energy, aerospace, marine, and petrochemical industries. For a more detailed analysis of League City’s demographics, visit our Economic Development website.
The city is bordered by Clear Creek to the north, which flows into Clear Lake and out to Galveston Bay. These scenic bodies of water provide abundant recreation opportunities including sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, fishing, and more. Just minutes away from League City is Space Center Houston—the visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center and the most popular tourist attraction in the Houston Metro region.
With Southern charm and Texas pride, League City boasts its own brand of historic appeal. Beautiful 19th century homes and buildings are scattered throughout the League City Historic District, and its streets are lined with towering live oaks, planted by the city’s founders over 100 years ago. Locals and visitors enjoy the variety of boutiques, gardens, museums, and dining available in the Historic District and throughout the city.
World-Class Medical Care
Residents of League City have access to state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, and the Bay Area of Houston is becoming a small medical center in its own right. Houston Methodist, UTMB, HCA, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Memorial Hermann all have a presence in the League City area, and some of the top doctors and specialists in the nation come here to practice medicine.
School-aged children receive an excellent education at the schools within the Clear Creek Independent School District and Dickinson School District, and have plenty of opportunities to participate in sports and other extra-curricular activities. Nearby higher education opportunities include College of the Mainland, San Jacinto Community College, University of Houston (including their Clear Lake campus), the prestigious Rice University, and others.