The Woodlands, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Woodlands, Texas - Basic Facts

The The Woodlands Census Designated Place had a population of 108,858 as of July 1, 2016. The Woodlands ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for The Woodlands is located at latitude 30.1726 and longitude -95.5098 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the The Woodlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.55 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The The Woodlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410076) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The The Woodlands Census Designated Place is located within Southeast Montgomery Division of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with The Woodlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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The Woodlands, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 108,858
Population in Households 108,499
Population in Familes 95,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 359
Population Density1 2,514
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 40,406
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 29,860
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 43,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,193 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,214 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,650 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $305,331
Average Home Value $380,853


Median Household Income $108,405
Average Household Income $142,059
Per Capita Income $53,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.4% 2.52%
Households 2.33% 2.43%
Families 2.05% 2.39%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

The Woodlands, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Woodlands to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 98th
Population Density1 # 212 88th
Diversity Index2 # 954 46th
Median Household Income # 64 96th
Per Capita Income # 49 97th

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