Conroe is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 68,602 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conroe is the 56th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Conroe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conroe is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conroe who work in sales jobs (11.90%), office and administrative support (9.95%), and maintenance occupations (9.08%).
The citizens of Conroe are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.26% of adults in Conroe having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Conroe in 2010 was $24,108, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,432 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 37.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conroe include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Conroe has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.77%).
The most common language spoken in Conroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.