Forum Daycare Forum

Go Back Forum > Main Category > Daycare Center and Family Home Forum

Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Daycare Center and Family Home owners, Directors, Operators and Assistants should post and ask questions here.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-04-2012, 02:04 AM
dave4him's Avatar
dave4him dave4him is offline
Advanced Member
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,336
Question Anyone from Houston?

Didn't know if we had any Texan's here, but wanted to see what is like down south of us. I have family moving out to Houston next year and was wondering what its like living out that way. Cost of living, daycare, weather, stuff like that.
"God said, I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart. He will do everything I want him to do.'"
Acts 13:22
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 02:22 PM
Binkybobo's Avatar
Binkybobo Binkybobo is offline
New Member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 210

I live in the houston area. Houston is great. You could rent a pretty good size home for about $1000/month. Of course this is a basic house and it goes up from there, but still great. Home daycares from what I have seen charge on average $100/week. The most I usually see is about $140/week for a preschooler. I saw a listing on craigslist for a home center that charged $250/week.... I am not sure what that is about or how she gets clents, but it obviously works. A nice (commercial) daycare center may cost you about about $175 -$300/ week for an infant and $150-$250 for preschoolers. The weather in TX changes by the day. It has been said that TX is one of the few places that you can actually get 4 seasons in one week though it never snows here. Once in a blue moon it snows..kinda. It is very humid in Houston! This may explain the BIG, hairsprayed hair stereotype. Don't expect to find a basement here. With all of this being said I still love it here! Let me Know if you have anymore questions!
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 02:37 PM
allsmiles's Avatar
allsmiles allsmiles is offline Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: texas
Posts: 328

im in dallas.. bout 4 hours from houston..i went to college a lil while in houston and of course frequent the city cuz its close to our "beach" in galveston LOL and i agree with binkyboo on TEXAS
dallas's prices are about the same my neighborhood can even go down to $85/week avg.. northern areas $120..
we are in mid 70 degree weather right now if you can believe.. very unpredictable, but for the most part pleasant..
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
So Sad... jen Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 262 06-12-2019 10:51 AM
What's A Standard Rate For Houston? DCMomOf3 Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 1 12-21-2010 12:01 PM
Scheduling Outside Play Between 10Am-4PM in Houston SUN Unregistered Parents and Guardians Forum 17 05-20-2009 05:21 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:53 PM.         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming