Data by the decade: Here's how demographics have changed in The Woodlands area since 2000

The Woodlands area has seen increasing population over the past two decades. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Woodlands area has seen increasing population over the past two decades. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Woodlands area has seen increasing population over the past two decades. (Vanessa Holt/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 Woodlands area.

The percentage of residents who are white declined from 2010-20 in each area in The Woodlands region. In The Woodlands Township, it decreased from 90.09% to 68.94% from 2010-20. The number of Black/African American residents within The Woodlands Township grew by 78.84% in 10 years, while it increased 82.43% in Montgomery County.


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 the city of Magnolia and Tomball ISD from 2010-20.



By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.