Montgomery County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 485,047 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 293,768 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 85,408
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 34,599
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 80,750
Renter-occupied apartments: 42,523 (it was 22,546 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 1044 sq. mi.

Water area: 32.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 452 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.9%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Montgomery County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 225,911  (32.0%)
Females: 229,835  (68.0%)
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Montgomery County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,428 ($50,864 in 1999)

This county:

$68428
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $842 (lower quartile is $611, upper quartile is $1,151)
This county:

$842
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $171,300 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$171,300
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,400 - $299,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $259,707
Here:

$259,707
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,013
Here:

$253,013
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $95,870
Here:

$95,870
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,141
Here:

$89,141
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,670
Here:

$135,670
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $61,886
Here:

$61,886
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,328
Here:

$13,328
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,494
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 2,937

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 4067 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2001: 3997 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2002: 4497 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2003: 5581 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2004: 6023 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2005: 6586 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2006: 7417 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2007: 5074 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2008: 3583 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2009: 2773 buildings, average cost: $172,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,942 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,746 (1.3%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.9% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
Montgomery County:

12.0%
Texas:

17.5%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 10.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 22 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $743 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $990 a month.

Cities in this county include: Southeast Montgomery, The Woodlands, Conroe, Pinehurst, Willis, Oak Ridge North, Panorama Village, Shenandoah, Porter Heights, Patton Village.

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

2005 air pollution in Montgomery County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.007 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.124 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.084 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Scotts Ridge Recreation Site (A), Esperanza (B), Willis Lookout (C), Black Diamond (D), Security Siding (E), Timber (F), Circle V Ranch (G), Camp Strake (H), Cowl Spur (I), Four Corners (J), Longstreet (K), Houston and Harris County Camp (L), Peel Cabin (M), Pool Lookout (N), Montgomery Siding (O), Union Encampment (P), Woody Acres (Q), 7 Mile Caney (R), Willis Lookout (S), Camp Anges Arnold (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Rabon Chapel (A), River Oaks Church (B), Union Grove Church (C), Saint Beulah Church (D), Saint Matthews Church (E), Spring Tabernacle (F), Springfield Church (G), Tamina Church (H), Center Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Skinner Cemetery (1), Sapp Cemetery (2), Womack Cemetery (3), Baker Cemetery (4), Vick Cemetery (5), White Oak Cemetery (6), Rabon Cartwright Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bird Lake (A), Barefoot Lake (B), Ashe Lake (C), Winslow Pond (D), Williams Lake (E), Calfee Lake (F), Camp Letcher Pond (G), Wells Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bell Creek (A), Willow Creek (B), White Oak Creek (C), Waterhole Branch (D), Sandy Branch (E), Rush Creek (F), Rocky Branch (G), Rice Branch (H), Hostetter Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montgomery County include: Lake Houston State Park (1), W G Jones State Forest (2), North Park Recreation Area (3), Splendora Stadium (4), New Caney Stadium (5), Leonard George Stadium (6), Coney Creek High School Football Stadium (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grimes County , Harris County , Liberty County , San Jacinto County , Walker County , Waller County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 11,460
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 25,276 (31% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

8.6%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 7,618
  • 1990 to 1994: 4,735
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,485
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,559
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,312
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,209
  • 1970 to 1974: 613
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,745

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.3%

Montgomery County marital status for males Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 43,033 (2,200 second mortgage, 2,527 home equity loan, 35 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,541

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant119,207259
Catholic58,3834
Mainline Protestant30,72925
Other18,16735
Black Protestant1,20810
Orthodox901
None227,962-
Montgomery County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Montgomery County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 142
Montgomery County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 227
This county:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

7.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

24.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 116 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,798
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $601.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.36%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,025
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,397
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.13%
All wheat for grain: 69 harvested acres
Vegetables: 37 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 178 acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3554807.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/19/1954, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-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 359.7 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 366.0 miles away from the county 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 189.0 miles away from the county 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 471.9 miles away from the county 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 180.4 miles away from Montgomery County 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 309.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (55%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • India (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County (%):

  • United States or American (16%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 107,334 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 17,647 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,434 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0%)
  • Railroad: 29 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 51 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 205 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 204 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,399 (1%)
  • Other means: 1,416 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,369 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Texas in 2000:

  • 778 people in nursing homes
  • 564 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 53 people in halfway houses
  • 38 people in other group homes
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 19 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,075 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 938 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 856 people in federal detention centers
  • 99 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 65 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 40 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $82,874.

9.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,021 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

6.68% relocated from other counties in Texas ($41,821 average AGI)
2.48% relocated from other states ($20,808 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.48%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  4.19% ($60,825 average AGI)
from Walker County, TX  0.26% ($35,222)
from Liberty County, TX  0.16% ($32,623)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.12% ($78,401)
from Brazos County, TX  0.11% ($45,399)
from San Jacinto County, TX  0.11% ($36,836)
from Travis County, TX  0.11% ($52,405)


7.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,177 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.10%

5.76% relocated to other counties in Texas ($37,974 average AGI)
1.94% relocated to other states ($17,668 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.94%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  3.34% ($53,106 average AGI)
to Walker County, TX  0.21% ($28,067)
to Travis County, TX  0.17% ($56,530)
to Liberty County, TX  0.16% ($29,393)
to San Jacinto County, TX  0.11% ($35,220)
to Dallas County, TX  0.11% ($67,580)
to Galveston County, TX  0.09% ($51,928)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 32,032 (27,848 aged, 4,184 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5115.320
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 94.38
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16275.09

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1428.450
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 608.150
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.56

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.07
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.26
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 45.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 28.8
  • Other - 17.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.4
  • Suffocation - 28.8
  • Poisoning - 22.9
  • Other - 7.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 452,522

Size of family households: 47,029 2-persons, 26,904 3-persons, 25,873 4-persons, 12,967 5-persons, 5,242 6-persons, 3,457 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 33,457 1-person, 6,273 2-persons, 828 3-persons, 324 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

64,802 married couples with children.
13,938 single-parent households (3,705 men, 10,233 women).

86.2% of residents of Montgomery County speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,033,698,000 ($2853 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $37,745,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $586,340,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $246,604,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,869,000
Federal grants: $139,430,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,902,000 ($7,271,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $41,552,000 ($4,526,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,908,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $268,439,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,542,229,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 25,977
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,468
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,553
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +63,936
Here:

+169 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 48.53 millions of gallons per day (100% from ground, 0% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 9,307
  • 2000 to 2004: 65,784
  • 1990 to 1999: 44,963
  • 1980 to 1989: 28,038
  • 1970 to 1979: 27,192
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,476
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,269
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,412
  • 1939 or earlier: 902
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 189
  • 2 rooms: 1,294
  • 3 rooms: 3,911
  • 4 rooms: 7,239
  • 5 rooms: 16,341
  • 6 rooms: 17,282
  • 7 rooms: 12,265
  • 8 rooms: 9,619
  • 9+ rooms: 12,610
  • 1 room: 872
  • 2 rooms: 2,591
  • 3 rooms: 4,700
  • 4 rooms: 5,723
  • 5 rooms: 4,508
  • 6 rooms: 2,272
  • 7 rooms: 1,028
  • 8 rooms: 475
  • 9+ rooms: 377
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 548
  • 1 bedroom: 3,167
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,762
  • 3 bedrooms: 40,279
  • 4 bedrooms: 21,282
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,712
  • no bedroom: 1,094
  • 1 bedroom: 6,729
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,730
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,805
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,035
  • 5+ bedrooms: 153
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,241
  • 1 vehicle: 18,843
  • 2 vehicles: 42,108
  • 3 vehicles: 13,549
  • 4 vehicles: 3,006
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,003
  • no vehicle: 2,576
  • 1 vehicle: 11,079
  • 2 vehicles: 7,125
  • 3 vehicles: 1,388
  • 4 vehicles: 277
  • 5+ vehicles: 101

48% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Texas.

Montgomery County:

48.2%
State average:

51.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $102,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.2%)
  • Utility gas (40.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Electricity (71.2%)
  • Utility gas (19.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,108
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,406
Here:

7.7%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,032
Here:

10.8%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,480,000
    Libraries: $6,201,000
    General - Other: $2,268,000
    Air Transportation: $222,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $29,831,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,559,000
    Regular Highways: $16,301,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,001,000
    General - Other: $13,538,000
    Financial Administration: $6,233,000
    Libraries: $4,686,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,143,000
    Health - Other: $4,058,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,408,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,694,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $969,000
    Parks and Recreation: $931,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $708,000
    Local Fire Protection: $522,000
    Air Transportation: $334,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,211,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,845,000
    Police Protection: $1,745,000
    Libraries: $1,388,000
    Housing and Community Development: $254,000
    General Public Building: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000
    Corrections - Other: $69,000
    Financial Administration: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,969,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $12,030,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Air Transportation: $164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,755,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,942,000
    Air Transportation: $239,000
    Highways: $52,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,114,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,140,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,338,000
    Rents: $115,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,184,000
    General Local Government Support: $771,000
    Highways: $443,000
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000
    Public Welfare: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $95,813,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,752,000
    Other License: $847,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $420,000
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000
    Amusements Sales: $131,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $71,000

Montgomery County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,631,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,043,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,850,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,128,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,883,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,755,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,088,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,586,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,004,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full 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 ORIGINATED2,590$159,0803,632$215,9377,197$208,020408$65,4397$3,784,286711$172,795150$57,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED149$143,047318$198,601745$188,18387$51,7360$065$151,01565$54,892
APPLICATIONS DENIED426$148,242654$191,7772,597$182,837676$42,9082$580,000237$145,612215$53,572
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN251$163,594468$211,7801,656$195,287103$91,3500$0135$165,98524$73,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS64$137,06374$234,514472$197,53084$74,9290$032$163,81340$72,925
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full 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 ORIGINATED599$209,760291$202,9358$141,6251$51,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED210$233,324129$215,28716$141,3132$133,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED88$212,44370$220,1295$245,4000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$229,63544$217,7271$167,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$234,50013$225,7696$106,6670$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Montgomery County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James87070.0 years
John85973.3 years
William79172.6 years
Mary76177.7 years
Robert64869.9 years
Charles48070.0 years
George36074.6 years
Dorothy34776.4 years
Richard26467.4 years
Thomas26170.1 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith50673.8 years
Johnson34174.9 years
Williams30774.4 years
Jones26674.1 years
Brown22472.9 years
Davis21872.2 years
Taylor17771.0 years
Moore15072.9 years
Wilson15073.9 years
Martin14672.6 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2KFC4
99 Cents Only Stores2Kohl's2
AMF Bowling1Kroger9
AT&T6La Quinta3
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant3
Academy Sports + Outdoors2Lane Furniture8
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza4
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's5
Ann Taylor1Lowe's2
Apple Store1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott7
Arby's3Marshalls1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets13
AutoZone6Maurices1
BMW1Mazda1
Bakers1McDonald's21
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works4New Balance2
Baymont Inn1New York & Co1
Bebe1Nike26
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nissan1
Best Western3Office Depot2
Blockbuster5OfficeMax2
Brooks Brothers1Old Navy2
Brookstone1Olive Garden2
Budget Car Rental1Outback2
Burger King7Outback Steakhouse2
CVS7Pac Sun2
Cache1Panda Express2
Casual Male XL2Panera Bread2
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza5
Chevrolet1Payless6
Chick-Fil-A6Penske3
Chico's1PetSmart3
Chipotle2Pier 1 Imports2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut9
Church's Chicken8Plato's Closet1
Cinnabon 1Popeyes7
Cold Stone Creamery1Pottery Barn1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn Kids1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos5
Comfort Suites1RadioShack6
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless5Red Lobster2
Curves8Red Robin1
DHL8Rue211
Days Inn2Ryan's Grill1
Decora Cabinetry1SAS Shoes1
Dennys2SONIC Drive-In12
Discount Tire5Safeway3
Domino's Pizza3Sam's Club2
DressBarn2Sears5
Dressbarn2Sephora2
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Express1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel6
FedEx55Starbucks19
Finish Line1Subway9
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Super 84
Foot Locker1T-Mobile16
Forever 211T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC5T.J.Maxx2
GameStop5Taco Bell11
Gap2Talbots1
Goodwill2Target3
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block7The Room Place2
Hilton2Toyota1
Hobby Lobby2Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn2True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul17
Home Depot4UPS47
Honda1Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic1Vans3
IHOP4Verizon Wireless5
IZOD1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1Volkswagen1
J.Crew1Vons3
JCPenney2Waffle House2
Jack In The Box9Walgreens13
Jamba Juice1Walmart6
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's5
Jones New York3Wet Seal1
Journeys1YMCA2
Justice3Z Gallerie1

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