Homes & Real Estate for Sale in La Porte

La Porte, which was incorporated in 1892, has become a city known for its fantastic quality of life. Located just a few minutes from Houston, as well as a number of area attractions, including the Kemah Boardwalk and Waterfront District, the NASA Johnson Space Center, and the San Jacinto Monument and Battlefield, La Porte is a popular destination for beachgoers and visitors who enjoy the history of this dynamic town.

La Porte Real Estate & Homes for Sale

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $557K
Lowest Price $240K
Highest Price $1.2M
Total Listings 3
Avg. Price/SQFT $188

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Sylvan Beach Park, which boasts 2,000 feet of shoreline, High Island’s sanctuary system, and the Armand Bayou wetlands are just a few of the examples of La Porte’s natural beauty and the reason why so many visitors come here every year. La Porte is also home to plenty of outdoor recreation, including swimming pools, a golf course, hiking and biking trails, and the many enjoyable water activities on the calm waters of the Galveston Bay.

La Porte Homes for Sale

La Porte is known for its very low cost of living which is likely due to its affordable housing. With plenty of affordable housing available, La Porte is a favorite spot for new home buyers. There are a number of upscale homes and communities in La Porte, as well, and some of the homes here exceed $1 million. Some of the exclusive home communities of La Porte include: the Lakes at Fairmont Green, Shore Acres, Morgan’s Point, and Crescent Shores. Because La Porte has such a wide variety of real estate options and price ranges, it is common to find a wide variety of residents here.

Employment Opportunities

La Porte homes have easy access to the main roads of Texas Highway 146 and Pasadena Freeway, making for an easy drive in and around the area. Downtown Houston, Texas Medical Center, and Museum District are only 30 minutes away. The city is adjacent to three major economic hubs of the Bay Area and Greater Houston: Barbours Cut shipping terminal, Bayport Industrial District, and Battleground Industrial District. Other major employers in La Porte include Equistar (a subsidiary of Lyondell Basell Industries), Celanese, and Haldor Topsoe, a Denmark-based company with operations in the Houston area.

Schools near La Porte

The La Porte Independent School District serves the community of La Porte. Primary and secondary schools which serve the city include La Porte Elementary, Lomax Elementary, Jennie Reid Elementary, La Porte Junior High, Lomax Junior High, and La Porte High School.