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


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