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 111,465 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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The Woodlands, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 111,465
Daytime Population: Workers 52,903
Daytime Population: Residents 62,802
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 115,705
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 111,110
Population in Familes 97,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density2 2,574
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $112,181
Average Household Income $149,471
Per Capita Income $55,945


Total Housing Units 44,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,037 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,469 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,919 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $326,816
Average Home Value $394,394


Total Households 41,506
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 30,704
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.4% 2.59%
Households 2.39% 2.53%
Families 2.15% 2.48%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

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, 2017 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 # 32 98th
Population Density # 211 88th
Diversity Index # 941 46th
Median Household Income # 61 97th
Per Capita Income # 50 97th

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