Retire in Lake Jackson, TX

Livability Score
46
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
27224
Median Househould Income
72645
Median Age
36.2
65 Years and Over
3366
Median Home Value
143500
Unemployed
727
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Big Thai

The food here was so good. The spring rolls were perfectly done and the sauce served was just the right sweetness. The salad was so fresh and the dressing...

2. Signature India Resturant

I'll be honest, I don't know much about Indian food or culture but I always try something new and it's always awesome. The owner is super nice and...

3. Table 24

In a word... Tremendous! What a great hidden gem nestled in Lake Jackson! A small, inconspicuous looking place with a huge bang! Service was spot on. We...

4. Taste of Nations Restaurant

Words can't fully express how delicious and wonderful this place truly is. The owner (I'm afraid I'm terrible at names and have forgotten it) is a great...

5. The Grape Taste

Great place! Went two days in a row. Cheese plate is great. The Ribeye was excellent. The ambience is good also. No other place like it in Lake Jackson.

Golf
1. Moody Gardens Golf Course

Not really any complaints about this course. Sometimes my ball can get a little bit squirrely but I was actually getting straight today which was good...

2. Topgolf

This place is seriously fun. Take it from me, I am AWFUL at anything involving clubs and tiny balls. But this is fun. I can laugh at myself, look at all my...

3. Tin Cup's Caddyshack

What a great find in Galveston!!! Cheap beer and wine, and a great time. We played golf but the inside also has pool tables, karaoke, couches and a nice...

4. GolfTEC Upper Kirby

Zoran is the best! I had never played golf before signing up and he was very patient and encouraging. Having the ability to watch your swings with an...

5. Sugar Creek Country Club

5 stars for customer service! I needed a last minute change of venue for my daughter's first birthday party so I contacted Lisa about the banquet hall at...

Active
1. Sea Center Texas

I wish there was more awareness of this place! It's great for people of all ages. The workers and volunteers here are very knowledgable and helpful. It's...

2. Fresh & Fit

I am amazed at how well they have thought out the menu and consistently maintained the quality and freshness of their ingredients.

3. Maximum Scuba @ Mammoth Lake

After having an all too interesting customer service experience getting my kids certified at a snickering sportfish shop. This was our pick when the wife...

4. Surfside Beach

The remote location and uncrowded beach was great. The water is murky and the locals are all ready to explain it's from the nearby lake that drains into the...

5. Surfside Jetty Park

It's been years since i've been here, so I was surprised to see so much improvement. There is a nice playground for kids and there are also covered picnic...

Arts
1. Fearshire Farms

A group of friends and I from Clear Lake spent the night with our friend who lives in Lake Jackson just so we could go to Fearshire Farms, and the place did...

2. Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

Great little museum with a little bit of everything in one huge hall and several adjacent smaller rooms. Shells absolutely reign here, probably even more...

3. Lake Jackson Historical Museum

Very nice little museum that is proud of this city's history! We came here with two kids (4 and 5), so we're really glad to see a small airplane, flight...

4. Wurst Haus

1/30/16 we were waited on today by Corbi. She is a real sweetheart and provided us with excellent service. I had my favorite sandwich here "The Boss". My...

5. Brazosport Center Stages

Brazosport Center Stages offers a variety of excellent plays and musicals throughout the year. Most are what we would call "suitable for families" although...

Shopping
1. Hastings Books Music & Video

This place is incredible. Books, music, games, movies and a coffee/tea café rolled into one. Not to mention they have comics and toys. Sadly they are going...

2. Mattress Firm Clearance

Can't wait to sleep on our new mattress tonight. The sales lady Kim was very knowledgable on each kind of mattresses. The staff was very helpful and not...

3. Officemax

Long overdue review. The staff at this location are super helpful and the lines are short. I'm delighted. I adore smooth writing utensils - fine pin...

4. Brazos Avenue Market 2

This charming boutique has something for women of all ages. Some of the clothing is a bit youthful and trendy, while other pieces are lacy and vintage. I...

5. Kenzie & Co

I bought a James Avery band and took it to Kinsey & Co along with a ring that has been sitting in my jewelry box forever because it was too big. I had the...

Health
1. Fresh & Fit

I am amazed at how well they have thought out the menu and consistently maintained the quality and freshness of their ingredients.

2. Lake Jackson Dental Care

I went to lake Jackson dental care and saw dr ford. She did my cleaning and exam. Was very friendly and was gentle when working in my mouth. The dental...

3. Heaven Sent

I've been seeing Dr. Herns for acupuncture since around 2009. I have Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) and Ulcerative Colitis and depression. In 2009, Dr. Herns...

4. Changing Reflections

I love this place and my therapist Melissa is awesome. The atmosphere is modern with a very relaxing vibe. They offer a myriad of services and will file for...

5. The Marriage You Want

Thomas was so helpful in our pre-marital counseling, and it was our honor to have him officiate our wedding! He was very warm and easy to get to know, and...