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Overview

Introduction to Conroe, Texas

Conroe, Texas, in Montgomery county, is 10 miles N of The Woodlands, Texas and 38 miles N of Houston, Texas. The city is included in the Houston metropolitan area.

Conroe History

Conroe was first settled in in the early 1800s. The downtown business district of the city was developed in the 1890s. The community was named after Isaac Conroe, a local lumberman. Conroe was incorporated as a city in 1904. The first city hall was established in 1920.

Conroe and nearby Attractions

  • Heritage Museum of Montgomery County
  • Sam Houston National Forest
  • Lake Conroe
  • Lone Star Hiking Trail
  • Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
  • Lake Houston State Park

Things To Do In Conroe

While staying in Conroe, one can visit the Cimarron Park, Wiggins Village Park, Candy Cane Park, Lewis Park, White Oak Point Park, Travis Field and Montgomery Park. The Artesian Lake and the Country Club Lake offer facilities for boating and fishing. You can also visit the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Tomball Museum Center and Sam Houston National Forest. In addition, the city hosts the Cajun Catfish Festival and Juneteenth Jazz Fest every year.

Conroe Transportation

George Bush Intercontinental is the nearest major airport.

Conroe Higher Education

North Harris Montgomery Community College District, San Jacinto College- North Campus and Sam Houston State University offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population74,482
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+34,431
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,115
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,159

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,087
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$923
Median House Value$155,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.9%
German11.7%
English9.5%
Irish7.9%
Italian3%
French Except Basque3%
Polish1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
African0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Russian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.2%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.1%
South African0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Conroe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Montgomery County
Standard Zip Codes77301, 77302, 77303, 77306, 77384, 77304, 77385
P.O. Box Zip Codes77305
Phone Area Codes936, 281, 832
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.32
Approximate Longitude-95.47

Conroe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCONROE
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp40 to 61 F
Apr Temp57 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches
StationHOUSTON BUSH INTL AP
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp59 to 82 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationHOUSTON SAN JACINTO DAM
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 63 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cut and Shoot1,543$66,500
Montgomery841$68,125
Panorama Village2,399$67,431
Shenandoah2,653$91,211

Conroe Public Libraries

Montgomery County Memorial Library System
104 I 45 N
Conroe, Texas
(936) 788-8377

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Conroe Hospitals

Montgomery County Mental Health Treatment Facility
(Government - Local)
700 Hilbig Road
Solara Hospital Conroe
(Proprietary)
1500 Grand Lake Drive
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands
(Proprietary)
18550 Interstate Highway 45 South
Aspire Behavioral Health Of Conroe
(Proprietary)
2006 South Loop 336 West, Suite 500
Conroe Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
504 Medical Center Boulevard

Conroe Public Schools

Anderson El
1414 E Dallas
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 673
Armstrong El
110 Gladstell St
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 694
D A E P
701 N Third St
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-8100
Other
Hauke Alter Ed
701 N Third St
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-3420
High
Total Enrollment 152
Houston El
1000 N Thompson
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 842
Jjaep
2235 N 1st St
ZIP: 77301
(936) 538-8168
High
Total Enrollment 44
Juvenile Detention Ctr
200 Academy Dr
ZIP: 77301
(936) 538-3420
Other
Total Enrollment 21
Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program
200 Academy Dr
ZIP: 77301
(936) 538-3420
Montgomery Co J J A E P
2235 N 1st St
ZIP: 77301
(936) 582-1333
Other
Total Enrollment 2
Patterson El
670 Beach Airport Rd
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Runyan El
1101 Foster Dr
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-2800
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Travis Int
1100 N Thompson
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-7000
Middle
Total Enrollment 558
Washington Junior High
507 Dr Martin L King Pl N
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-7400
Middle
Total Enrollment 735
Wilkinson El
2575 Ed Kharbat
ZIP: 77301
(936) 709-1500
Primary
Total Enrollment 613
Grangerland Int
16283 Fm 3083
ZIP: 77302
(936) 709-3500
Middle
Total Enrollment 990
Milam El
16415 Fm 3083
ZIP: 77302
(936) 709-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 816
San Jacinto El
17601 Fm 1314
ZIP: 77302
(281) 465-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 724
Bozman Int
800 Beach Airport Rd
ZIP: 77303
(936) 709-1800
Middle
Total Enrollment 746
Conroe H S
3200 W Davis St
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-5700
High
Total Enrollment 3480
Cryar Intermediate
2375 Montgomery Park Blvd
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 606
Giesinger El
2323 White Oak Blvd
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-2600
Primary
Total Enrollment 509
New Oak Ridge H S
3205 W Davis
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-9719
Peet J H
400 Sgt Ed Holcomb Blvd N
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-3700
Middle
Total Enrollment 1211
Reaves El
1717 N Loop 336 W
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 685
Rice El
904 Gladstell St
ZIP: 77304
(936) 709-2700
Primary
Total Enrollment 666
Austin El
14796 Hwy 105 E
ZIP: 77306
(936) 709-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 873
Caney Creek H S
13470 F M 1485
ZIP: 77306
(936) 709-2000
High
Total Enrollment 1822
Creighton El
12089 Fm 1485
ZIP: 77306
(936) 709-2900
Primary
Total Enrollment 845
Moorhead J H
13475 Fm 1485
ZIP: 77306
(936) 709-2400
Middle
Total Enrollment 1085
Ischool High At The Woodlands
3232 College Park Dr
ZIP: 77384
(972) 316-3663
High
Total Enrollment 246
Houser El
27370 Oak Rdg School Rd
ZIP: 77385
(832) 663-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 848
Irons J H
16780 Needham Rd
ZIP: 77385
(936) 709-8500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1102
Oak Ridge El
19675 Interstate 45 S
ZIP: 77385
(832) 592-5900
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Oak Ridge H S
27330 Oak Rdg School Rd
ZIP: 77385
(832) 592-5300
High
Total Enrollment 3637

Conroe Private Schools

Adventist Christian Academy Of Texas
3601 S Loop 336 E
ZIP: 77301
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 79
Conroe Christian School
1612 Odd Fellow St
ZIP: 77301
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
Sacred Heart Catholic School
615 Mcdade St
ZIP: 77301
Elementary
Total Enrollment 297
Calvary Baptist School
3401 N Frazier St
ZIP: 77303
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 180
Covenant Christian School
4503 Interstate 45 N
ZIP: 77304
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 271
Lifestyle Christian School
3993 Interstate 45 N
ZIP: 77304
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 128
Christ Community School
1488 Wellman Rd
ZIP: 77384
Elementary
Total Enrollment 106
Woodlands Christian Academy
5800 Academy Way
ZIP: 77384
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 329
Oak Ridge Christian Academy
27420 Robinson Rd
ZIP: 77385
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 97
Pcal Christian School
9268 Highway 242
ZIP: 77385
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 72
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