Community snapshot: Compare population changes, demographics, other local data between Conroe, Montgomery, Willis communities

The city of Conroe has added more than 33,000 residents over the last 10 years. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Conroe has added more than 33,000 residents over the last 10 years. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Conroe has added more than 33,000 residents over the last 10 years. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Montgomery ISD boundaries have become home to more than 14,000 new residents since 2010. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The Conroe and Montgomery area has seen growth and become more diverse in the last decade, according to data from the 2020 decennial census.

The city of Conroe has added more than 33,000 residents over the last 10 years, outpacing the growth seen nearby and in Montgomery County overall. Meanwhile, the population within Montgomery ISD's boundaries—which includes the city of Montgomery—has become home to more than 14,000 new residents since 2010. The Willis area has added about 9,600 residents in the last decade as new residential and commercial developments are underway within Willis ISD.

Population changes

With approximately the same number of residents 10 years ago, MISD’s boundary population has grown at a faster rate than WISD’s.

Local demographics

Hispanic or Latino residents made up nearly one-third of the population in the city of Conroe and more than one-fifth of WISD’s boundary population in 2020, but only about 11% of MISD's boundary population.

Balancing budgets


Each district funds multimillion-dollar budgets annually.

Top tax rates

Montgomery ISD has the highest property tax rate of the three districts with the city of Conroe having a higher tax rate per $100 valuation than the city of Montgomery.
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.