Data by the decade: Here's how demographics have changed in Conroe, Montgomery since 2000

The Conroe, Montgomery and Montgomery County populations have more than doubled since 2000. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Conroe, Montgomery and Montgomery County populations have more than doubled since 2000. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Conroe, Montgomery and Montgomery County populations have more than doubled since 2000. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Data from the 2020 decennial census released in September by the U.S. Census Bureau shows how residential populations within cities, school district boundaries and counties have changed over the last two decades. Local demographics have also changed as more residents have moved to the Conroe, Montgomery and Willis areas.


The Conroe, Montgomery and Montgomery County populations have more than doubled since 2000. Since 2010, the number of residents within Conroe, Montgomery and Willis ISDs has risen at least 26%.

The percentage of residents who are white declined from 2010-20 in each area except Montgomery, where it increased from 67.15% to 77.67% from 2010-20. Additionally, although the number of Black/African American residents within Conroe grew by nearly 60% in 10 years, the percentage of city residents who are Black/African American has fallen.


As the total number of residents has grown, the number of Hispanic or Latino residents within each locality has also increased, more than doubling within Montgomery and Montgomery ISD boundaries from 2010-20.


However, the percentage of residents who are Hispanic or Latino has remained relatively steady across the decade.

By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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