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18. Atascocita, TX
Atascocita, TX
Median home price: $171,462
Median family income: $94,508

With prices like these, you can learn how to pronounce the name. Located in northeast Harris County, Atascocita sits about 18 miles northeast of Houston and six miles east of Humble.

Three-bedroom homes have an average asking price of about $150,000. Residents spend their downtime at nearby Lake Houston, a 12,000-acre man-made lake offering swimming, water sports and other leisure activities. Most individual developments in Atascocita also have pools, tennis courts and parks for residents use.

The name comes from the Atascocita Trail, a heavily traveled east-west corridor that dates back to the 18th century. --B.B.

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