Conroe 84 Exceptional
Conroe Livability #114 ranked city in Texas#1,755 ranked city in the USARanks better than 94% of areas
A+ Conroe Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Conroe Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% higher than Texas
964% less expensive than the US average
928% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Conroe cost of living
C+ Conroe Crime Total crime is 1% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,65913% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3813% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Conroe crime
C- Conroe Employment Household income is 8% lower than Texas
Median household income
$50,5179% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$28,6724% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%34% lower than the US average
Conroe employment
B+ Conroe Housing Home value is 9% higher than Texas
Median home value
$155,70016% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9233% lower than the US average
Home ownership
54%16% lower than the US average
Conroe real estate or Conroe rentals
D- Conroe Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
73%12% lower than the US average
School test scores
46%4% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:114% lower than the US average
Conroe K-12 schools
A+ Conroe User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Conroe
Overall user rating
90% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
87% 9 total surveys
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      Living in Conroe, TX

      Conroe, Texas is a mid-sized city with a population of 74,482 residents. The majority of Conroe residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Conroe are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 26% of the population also speak Spanish. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 71% of the population considered married and 56% with kids under the age of 18, Conroe could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Living in Conroe can be a positive experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Texas, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, education and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Conroe and in the areas around Conroe is a much easier task.

      Conroe, TX receives 83/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #197 in Texas and #672 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Conroe could be a great choice! Another exciting tidbit, is that Conroe ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we take a closer look at each of the categories individually, we see that Conroe ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-), weather (B), education (B+) and housing (B+).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Conroe has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Knowing that the Conroe schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 74%, which is far higher than the national average.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Conroe can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

      Assuming that Conroe meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Conroe. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Conroe are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Conroe come in at $155,700, which is 9.1% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Conroe, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 19.2% higher than the Texas average. Real estate appreciation rates in Conroe are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Conroe homes comes in at 7.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 6.5%.

      Conroe transportation information

      Average one way commute28min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.0%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.4%4.3%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Conroe, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).