Homes under construction in Conroe to meet demand of population growth

Conroe recently gained the title of fastest-growing large city in the nation between July 2015 and July 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. As the population grows, the city continue to see residential and commercial development to meet demands.

Here is how the Conroe population has grown each year since 2012.

By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.