Montgomery County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:570,934More data
Estimate 2016:554,522 
Estimate 2015:535,214 
Estimate 2014:516,798 
Estimate 2013:498,467 
Estimate 2012:484,453 
Estimate 2011:471,438 
Census 2010:455,746More data
Census 2000:293,768More data
Population of the County Seat (Conroe)
Census 2010:56,207 
Census 2000:36,811 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Cleveland city (pt.):36More data
Conroe city:84,378More data
Cut and Shoot city:1,328More data
Houston city (pt.):5,867More data
Magnolia city:2,029More data
Montgomery city:970More data
Oak Ridge North city:3,133More data
Panorama Village city:2,334More data
Patton Village city:1,954More data
Roman Forest town:1,917More data
Shenandoah city:2,885More data
Splendora city:2,042More data
Stagecoach town:594More data
Tomball city (pt.):0More data
Willis city:6,436More data
Woodbranch city:1,367More data
Woodloch town:209More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,041.7More data
Water Area:35.1More data
Total Area:1,076.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:437.49More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.27More data
Percent Rural:22.73More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:66.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.9%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:12.9%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:36.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$57,585More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$32,877,204,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$77,149More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:33.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$54,037More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$52,345 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$52,443 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$51,703 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$49,720 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.466700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$62,200,097,295More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$50,849,283,277More data
Total Actual Levy:$237,313,605More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:45.748More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:123.022More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:242.824More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:93.331More data
On-System Subtotal:504.925More data
City Streets:472.780More data
Certified County Roads:2,570.882More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:10.124More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,053.786More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,558.711More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:243.212More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:382.885More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:501.742More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:189.926More data
On-System Subtotal:1,317.765More data
City Streets:978.718More data
Certified County Roads:5,223.710More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:20.248More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,222.676More data
County Total:7,540.441More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Montgomery County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Montgomery County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Montgomery County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Montgomery County»

Special Districts in Montgomery County.
School Districts in Montgomery County.
History of City Tax Rates in Montgomery County.

Airports in Montgomery County.
Hospitals in Montgomery County.
Prisons in Montgomery County.