River Oaks

Their pioneering master-planned development, now spanning 1,100 acres in west central Houston, remains a model community of gracious, lavish living.

Welcome to River Oaks

Sublime luxury amidst majestic oaks and picturesque landscapes
Nestled in the heart of Houston, Texas, River Oaks is a realm of elegance and magnificence that has set a benchmark for luxury living since the 1920s. Designed by visionary brothers Will and Michael Hogg, this 1,100-acre community has evolved into an icon of sophisticated urban living, strategically positioned within the 610 Loop between Downtown and Uptown Houston. With property values soaring from $1 million to a staggering $20 million, it's no surprise that River Oaks was crowned Houston's most expensive neighborhood in 2013. Behold the River Oaks Country Club, where architectural genius meets world-class golf, redesigned by Tom Fazio in 2015. Explore the magnificent streets lined with majestic oaks and marvel at the impeccably maintained gardens. Truly, River Oaks stands as Houston's regal neighborhood.
Bordering the graceful Buffalo Bayou and adorned with mature trees, River Oaks celebrates the harmony of nature and elegance. You'll find elegance and lush greenery from street to street, making it one of Texas's most affluent communities. Whether shopping at the high-end centers or strolling through the tree-lined avenues, you are surrounded by an ambiance of luxury in this master-planned marvel.

What to Love

  • Community-enhancing greenery and famous Pumpkin Park
  • Prestigious real estate among Houston's most luxurious
  • Unbeatable location with a fusion of historic and modern homes

Local Lifestyle

River Oaks offers a tasteful blend of historic charm and modern opulence. Surrounding the River Oaks Country Club, homes dating back to the 1920s coexist with contemporary masterpieces. The local culinary scene is packed with exciting and first-class dining experiences, such as the renowned Steak 48 and Le Colonial. Social life thrives here with the presence of elite social clubs like the Briar Club. Shopping enthusiasts will find themselves lost in the glamor of the River Oaks Shopping Center and the River Oaks District, boasting luxury retail stores like Tom Ford and Dior. It's a place where high fashion meets rich history.

Dining and Entertainment

Armandos is your perfect destination for impeccable service and an incredible menu that guests describe as an "explosion of flavor" for the best Tex-Mex cuisine.
River Oaks Country Club offers breathtaking views and world-class facilities. With everything from golf to gourmet dining, it's an absolute haven for elegance and leisure.
State of Grace is an all-time favorite, where the food and ambiance win hearts, and the cocktails are renowned for their expert crafting. It's the perfect spot for an unforgettable night.
Lulu’s Italian restaurant offers authentic creations with a twist and features a fantastic brunch menu on the weekends.

Things to Do

Pumpkin Park is not just a park but a community landmark. Also known as River Oaks Park, this enchanting place, with its Cinderella-like carriage, offers basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts and a playground that resonates with joy.


  • River Oaks Elementary School: A beacon of education and learning excellence in the community.



Overview for River Oaks, TX

5,153 people live in River Oaks, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $212,062. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for River Oaks, TX

River Oaks has 1,758 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in River Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,153 people call River Oaks home. The population density is 3,304.932 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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