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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.

Conroe Fastest Growing City in US - Downtown ConroeBrian 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.

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