Conroe, TX

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Living in Conroe

Conroe is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 91,079 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conroe is the 56th largest community in Texas. Conroe has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Conroe, where the median household income is $60,343.00.

Unlike some cities, Conroe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Conroe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conroe is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conroe who work in sales jobs (11.52%), management occupations (9.97%), and office and administrative support (9.40%).

The overall education level of Conroe is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.34% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conroe in 2018 was $33,479, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,916 for a family of four. However, Conroe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conroe is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conroe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conroe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Conroe also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conroe include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Conroe's cultural character, accounting for 17.65% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Conroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.