Ranked on five factors, Friendswood & League City are top-25 cities in the state of Texas.

Two Galveston County cities, Friendswood and League City ranked #19 and #24, respectively. Houston, of which Galveston County is the southern component, ranked #2.

Methodology: ChamberofCommerce.com ranked a total of 2,509 qualified cities (those with populations above 25,000 and enough data for analysis) by five factors: employment (number of establishments, median earnings); housing (owner-occupied housing with a mortgage, monthly housing costs); quality of life (work commute, poverty levels); education (percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher); and health (obesity ratios).