Did you know that Conroe has been recently recognized as the fastest growing city in the United States? The ranking was due primarily to a nearly eight percent increase in population and growth at a rate of eleven times higher the national average.
Brian Bondy, President of the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, notes, “Conroe’s growth can be attributed to a wide variety of reasons including location, schools, housing availability and affordability and an excellent place for doing business. With a vibrant downtown and the beautiful lake area as well as a strong commitment from a growing business base, Conroe is poised to grow well into the future.”
Here are some interesting facts about Conroe from the Conroe Economic Development Council:
- Conroe is bordered by 22,000-acre Lake Conroe, Sam Houston National Forest, and W. Goodrich Jones State Forest National Forest, and W. Goodrich Jones State Forest
- Established: 1904
- Conroe is the seat of Montgomery County
- Population: 88,930
- Median Age: 34
- Number of Businesses: 4,578
- Leading industries: Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Public Administration, and Accommodation and Food Services.
For more information about what to see and do in Conroe, check out www.visitconroe.com. Your adventure awaits!