The Woodlands, Texas

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Population in 2017: 115,097 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +106.8%
Males: 57,807  (50.2%)
Females: 57,290  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77389.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $117,180 (it was $85,253 in 2000)
The Woodlands:

$117,180
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $66,309 (it was $37,724 in 2000)

The Woodlands CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $366,200 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
The Woodlands:

$366,200
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $409,727; detached houses: $418,281; townhouses or other attached units: $283,034; in 2-unit structures: $547,948; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $764,247; mobile homes: $61,226

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,653.

March 2019 cost of living index in The Woodlands: 95.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.3%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in The Woodlands, TX (2017)
    • 83,92470.4%White alone
    • 20,30617.0%Hispanic
    • 7,7036.5%Asian alone
    • 4,4923.8%Black alone
    • 1,7311.5%Two or more races
    • 1,0180.9%Other race alone
    • 950.08%American Indian alone
    • 140.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in The Woodlands detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in The Woodlands, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in The Woodlands is 14,522 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (10.7%), German (8.7%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (3.2%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 23.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,917 people per square mile   (average).

The Woodlands, Texas map

19,869 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

This place:

16.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,683 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,563 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (8.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (29.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Shenandoah, TX (1.7 miles ),
Oak Ridge North, TX (1.9 miles ),
Woodloch, TX (2.5 miles ),
Southeast Montgomery, TX (2.9 miles ),
Tomball, TX (3.0 miles ),
Conroe, TX (3.2 miles ),
Spring, TX (3.3 miles ),
Porter Heights, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 30.18 N, Longitude: 95.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,346 (+13.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 21,121 (36.8%)

Distribution of median household income in The Woodlands, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in The Woodlands, TX in 2017
The Woodlands satellite photo by USGS

The Woodlands tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in The Woodlands, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Air transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Air transportation (3.8%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in The Woodlands, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.7%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.1%)
  • Engineers (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.2%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (2.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (2.9%)

Average climate in The Woodlands, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

The Woodlands, Texas average temperatures The Woodlands, Texas average precipitation The Woodlands, Texas humidity The Woodlands, Texas wind speed The Woodlands, Texas snowfall The Woodlands, Texas sunshine The Woodlands, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.7. This is worse than average.

City:

94.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

The Woodlands-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/5/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the The Woodlands place center killed 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the place center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

The Woodlands-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 359.0 miles away from The Woodlands center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 367.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 469.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from The Woodlands center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from The Woodlands center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Fires: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
The Woodlands topographic map

Main business address for: ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO LLC (CHEMICALS & ALLIED PRODUCTS), GRANT PRIDECO INC (OIL & GAS FILED MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC (INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS), LEXICON GENETICS INC/TX (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES), ADVANCED BIO/CHEM INC (JEWELRY, SILVERWARE & PLATED WARE).

Hospitals in The Woodlands:

  • BEACON SPECIALITY HOSPITAL (9182 SIX PINES DRIVE)
  • LAURELWOOD HOSP (4000 S WELLMAN RD PO BOX 7695)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - THE WOODLANDS (9250 PINECROFT)
  • ST LUKE'S THE WOODLANDS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 17200 ST LUKE'S WAY)
  • ST LUKES LAKESIDE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 17400 ST LUKES WAY)

Nursing Homes in The Woodlands:

  • HERITAGE MANOR (4650 SOUTH PANTHER CREEK DRIVE)
  • PARK MANOR OF THE WOODLANDS (1014 WINDSOR LAKE BOULEVARD)
  • REGENT CARE CENTER OF THE WOODLANDS LIMITED PARTNE (10450 GOSLING RD)
  • THE WOODLANDS HEALTHCARE CENTER LP (4650 S PANTHER CREEK DR)

Dialysis Facilities in The Woodlands:

  • CYPRESS CREEK DIALYSIS CENTER (9449 GROGANS MILL RD)
  • THE WOODLANDS DIALYSIS CENTER (9301 PINECROFT DR)

Home Health Centers in The Woodlands:

  • BRIGHTER DAYS HOME HEALTH CARE (123 PRAIRIE DAWN CIRCLE)
  • COMPLETE NURSE SOLUTIONS LLC (10 NORTH BANTAM WOODS CIRCLE)
  • PINARD HOME HEALTH INC (17350 ST LUKES WAY 490)
  • WINDSONG HOME HEALTH AGENCY (5055 WEST PANTHER CREEK DRIVE)

Heliports located in The Woodlands:

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College/University in The Woodlands:

  • Lone Star College System (Full-time enrollment: 45,205; Location: 5000 Research Forest Drive; Public; Website: www.lonestar.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near The Woodlands:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 15 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 30 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 30 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • University of St Thomas (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Houston Community College (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • Rice University (about 33 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)

Public high schools in The Woodlands:

  • THE WOODLANDS H S (Students: 3,795, Location: 6101 RESEARCH FOREST DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • COLLEGE PARK H S (Students: 2,529, Location: 3701 COLLEGE PARK DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in The Woodlands:

  • THE JOHN COOPER SCHOOL (Students: 993, Location: 1 JOHN COOPER DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • ESPRIT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 4890 W PANTHER CREEK DR, Grades: PK-10)
  • CUNAE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 5655 CREEKSIDE FOREST DR, Grades: PK-10)
  • THE RUBICON ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 14211 HORSESHOE BEND, Grades: PK-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in The Woodlands:

  • MCCULLOUGH J H (Students: 2,130, Location: 3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • MITCHELL INT (Students: 1,229, Location: 6800 ALDEN BRIDGE, Grades: 5-6)
  • TOUGH EL (Students: 1,220, Location: 11660 CRANE BROOK DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • KNOX J H (Students: 1,112, Location: 12104 SAWMILL RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • DERETCHIN EL (Students: 1,107, Location: 11000 MERIT OAKS DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • BUCKALEW EL (Students: 882, Location: 4909 W ALDEN BRIDGE DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • GALATAS EL (Students: 760, Location: 9001 COCHRANS CROSSING DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • HAILEY EL (Students: 695, Location: 12051 SAWMILL RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • DAVID EL (Students: 664, Location: 5301 SHADOW BEND PL, Grades: PK-4)
  • WILKERSON INT (Students: 656, Location: 12312 SAWMILL RD, Grades: 5-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in The Woodlands:

  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 492, Location: 7901 BAY BRANCH DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHILDREN OF THE WOODLANDS SCHOOL (Students: 464, Location: 2200 LAKE WOODLANDS DR, Grades: PK-1)
  • STEPPING STONES FAMILY RESOURCE & CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 144, Location: 11900 CRANEBROOK DR, Grades: PK-1)
  • CHILDREN'S COURTYARD (Students: 111, Location: 8401 KUYKENDAHL RD, Grades: PK-1)
  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF THE WOODLANDS AT COLLEGE PARK (Students: 66, Location: 6403 COLLEGE PARK DR, Grades: PK-1)
  • THE WOODLANDS SCHOOL FOR YOUNG SCHOLARS (Students: 42, Location: 25162 GROGANS PARK DR, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in The Woodlands

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Emergency in the western portion of The Woodlands has opened. First Choice Emergency Room at 10333 Kuykendahl,The Woodlands, Tx 77382 832 381-1999

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in The Woodlands: Woodlands Fire Department Central Station - First Responders (A), Woodlands Police Service (B), Woodlands Science and Art Center (C), Texas Golf Hall of Fame (D), The Woodlands Fire Department Station 2 - First Responders (E), The Woodlands Fire Department Station 4 - First Responders (F), The Woodlands Fire Department Station 3 - First Responders (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Woodlands Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in The Woodlands include: ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP (A), CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO LLC (B), GRANT PRIDECO INC (C), LEXICON GENETICS INC/TX (D), ADVANCED BIO/CHEM INC (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in The Woodlands include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Community Christian Church (B), Congregation Beth Shalom of the Woodlands (C), Primera Iglesia Bautista de Woodlands Church (D), Cornerstone Baptist Church (E), Community Baptist Church (F), Saint Simon and Jude Catholic Church (G), Timber Lakes Baptist Church (H), Woods Edge Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bedias Lake (A), Roach Pond (B), Mooney Pond (C), Champion Lake (D), Lake Harrison (E), Lake Woodlands (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Kerry Shook - Television evangelist, Anthony Price - College basketball player (Tulsa Golden Hurricane), Brad North - Soccer player, Rusty Pierce - Major League Soccer player (Real Salt Lake, born: Jul 24, 1979).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in The Woodlands and their reported violations in the past:

BOYD ACRES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-04-2009 to DEC-06-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 91 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
350 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
344 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped in 2000

Banks with most branches in The Woodlands (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Woodlands Market Street Branch, Woodlands Branch, Panther Creek Branch, Indian Springs Branch, Alden Bridge Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Amegy Bank National Association: Grogans Mills Branch, The Woodlands Branch, Woodlands Parkway Branch, Sawdust Kroger Branch, Sterling Ridge Branch. Info updated 2007/09/24: Bank assets: $12,197.6 mil, Deposits: $9,733.2 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Compass Bank: Cochrans Crossing Branch, Grogan's Park Branch, Town Center Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Woodlands Branch at 1255 Lake Woodlands Drive, branch established on 1995/07/03; Indian Springs Branch at 6607 Woodlands Parkway, branch established on 2004/06/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Northern Trust Company: Woodlands Branch at 10003 Woodloch Drive, branch established on 2006/01/02. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • Preferred Bank: Woodlands Office at 3000 Research Blvd Ste 190, branch established on 2007/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $205.5 mil, Deposits: $176.0 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Grogans Mill Lpo Branch at 9450 Grogans Mill Road, Ste 110, branch established on 2007/05/15. Info updated 2009/03/24: Bank assets: $634.7 mil, Deposits: $559.1 mil, headquarters in Sugar Land, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Jll/Fch Holdings I, Llc
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in The Woodlands:

Marital status in The Woodlands, TX
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in The Woodlands:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - The Woodlands
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for The Woodlands, TX (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant119,207259
Catholic58,3834
Mainline Protestant30,72925
Other18,16735
Black Protestant1,20810
Orthodox901
None227,962-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Montgomery County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
Montgomery County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 142
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 227
Montgomery County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
The Woodlands:

53.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
The Woodlands:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
The Woodlands:

8.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
The Woodlands:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
The Woodlands:

60.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of The Woodlands, TX Residents

10.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.19%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,226 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  4.90% ($100,531 average AGI)
from Walker County, TX  0.22% ($37,529)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.18% ($119,197)


7.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($78,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,565 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.26% ($72,088 average AGI)
to Walker County, TX  0.19% ($52,216)
to Liberty County, TX  0.16% ($48,300)
Businesses in The Woodlands, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2La-Z-Boy1
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Abercrombie Kids1Long John Silver's2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Macy's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott5
Aeropostale1Marshalls1
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets8
BMW1McDonald's7
Bakers1New York & Co1
Barnes & Noble1Nike13
Baskin-Robbins1OfficeMax1
Bebe1Pac Sun1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
Brooks Brothers1Penske1
Brookstone1Pizza Hut3
Burger King1Plato's Closet1
CVS3Popeyes1
Cache1Pottery Barn1
Chick-Fil-A4Pottery Barn Kids1
Chico's1Quiznos1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack2
Cold Stone Creamery1Rooms To Go2
Coldwater Creek1SONIC Drive-In3
DHL3Safeway2
Discount Tire1Sears3
Eddie Bauer1Sephora1
FedEx14Soma Intimates1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
GNC3Starbucks9
GameStop2T-Mobile5
Gap2T.G.I. Driday's1
Goodwill1Taco Bell3
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1The Cheesecake Factory1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1U-Haul3
J. Jill1UPS3
J.Crew1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless3
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy Jazz1Volkswagen1
Jimmy John's1Vons2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's2
KFC1Wet Seal1
Kroger1YMCA1
La Quinta2Z Gallerie1

Strongest AM radio stations in The Woodlands:

  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYND (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CYPRESS, TX; Owner: MATTHEW PROVENZANO)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in The Woodlands:

  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTRU (91.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: WILLIAM MARSH RICE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around The Woodlands:

  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of The Woodlands fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 110Number of bridges
  • 1,808ft / 551mTotal length
  • $628,000Total costs
  • 1,059,730Total average daily traffic
  • 51,382Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,519,092Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in The Woodlands, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 351990-1999
  • 382000-2009
  • 172010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for The Woodlands, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED176$181,328583$249,0011,264$221,72158$84,0921$12,764,19091$176,1622$139,735
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$200,75446$244,93995$220,18910$60,1950$06$151,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$171,24578$270,093303$209,07854$73,6010$029$201,8821$11,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$196,67570$237,589248$211,67612$112,9620$020$130,9230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$162,32214$286,83163$244,6046$86,4720$04$143,2030$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in The Woodlands, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$231,53033$206,0641$122,9200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$189,04911$228,2971$164,7201$171,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$187,0383$247,6230$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$228,2103$269,2530$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$293,2401$201,6801$47,4300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in The Woodlands, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in The Woodlands, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 159. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 241 took place in 2011, and the least - 104 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in The Woodlands, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.4%), and Structure Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in The Woodlands, TX
    • 1,14542.4%Outside Fires
    • 1,00337.1%Structure Fires
    • 37113.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1826.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for The Woodlands, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in The Woodlands, Texas:

  • Drury Inn & Suites Houston The Woodlands, 28099 I-45 N, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 , Phone: (281) 362-7222
  • Marriott Woodlands/Waterway, 1601 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 , Phone: (281) 367-9797, Fax: (281) 681-5656
  • Hampton Inn I-45 North, 18484 I-45 S, The Woodlands, Texas 77384 , Phone: (936) 273-3400, Fax: (936) 273-3460
  • Hyatt Centric The Woodlands, 9595 Six Pnes ,Drive Ste 1100, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 , Phone: (281) 203-5005, Fax: (281) 203-5004
  • Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands, 1909 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 , Phone: (281) 298-4600
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in The Woodlands, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in The Woodlands, TX
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in The Woodlands, TX
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


The Woodlands compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

The Woodlands on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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