Get to know the neighborhood of Bear Branch Village, 77339

Located in Kingwood, Bear Branch Village has 1,091 single-family properties with a median build year of 1978 and a median home size of 2,761 square feet. Residents enjoy a large community pool, hiking, biking and golf. The area has shopping, dining and health centers and is near George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Build-out year: 1978

Median square footage: 2,761

HOA dues (estimated): $500 annually

Schools: Bear Branch Elementary, Creekwood Middle School, Kingwood High School


Property taxes (in dollars):

Humble ISD: 1.4184

Harris County: 0.4071

Harris County Flood Control District: 0.0279

Port of Houston: 0.0107

Harris Health System: 0.1659

Harris County Dept. of Education: 0.005

Lone Star College System: 0.1078

City of Houston: 0.5679

Total (per $100 valuation): 2.7107


MOST RECENT

Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced Sept. 29 that he has tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Jack Cagle)
Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle tests positive for COVID-19

Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced Sept. 29 that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Humble ISD also began evaluating diversity, equity and inclusion policies this summer. (Graphic by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Humble ISD also began evaluating diversity, equity and inclusion policies this summer.

Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to a proposed overall Harris County tax rate of $0.59920 for fiscal year 2020-21, a decrease of $0.01250 from the overall Harris County tax rate of $0.61170 in FY 2019-20. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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Austin, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Waller and Wharton county judges joined a Greater Houston Partnership panel discussion Sept. 25. (Screenshot via Greater Houston Partnership)
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Mayor Sylvester Turner signed an executive order Sept. 28 formalizing Houston Police Department's enactment of a cite-and-release policy for some low-level offenses. (Courtesy HTV)
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Humble ISD celebrated the opening of Centennial Elementary School, the district’s 29th elementary school, in August.
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Lone Star College has been awarded a $750,000 grant through the Department of Education. (Danica Smithwick/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College awarded $750,000 federal grant

The grant is anticipated to be sustained for five years.

Members of the Harris County Commissioners Court are expected to discuss where to set the property tax rate for fiscal year 2020-21 at a Sept. 29 meeting, and a recently released recommendation from the county's budget office suggests a no-new-revenue rate could be proposed to support the county's general needs. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County budget office recommends tax rate decrease ahead of Sept. 29 discussion

However, officials are proposing a tax rate increase for the county's flood control district.

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