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, 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conroe who work in sales jobs (11.26%), office and administrative support (10.71%), and maintenance occupations (8.09%).
The education level of Conroe citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.98% of adults 25 and older in Conroe have a college degree.
The per capita income in Conroe in 2010 was $23,362, 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 $93,448 for a family of four. However, Conroe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Conroe is a somewhat 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 37.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conroe include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Conroe's cultural character, accounting for 21.49% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Conroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.