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Conroe is a city in Montgomery County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Isaac Conroe, lumberman.
The latitude of Conroe is 30.311N. The longitude is -95.455W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,896.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Conroe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77302 ZIP code.
11% of Conroe residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Conroe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Conroe was $16,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Conroe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Conroe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $481. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $833.
Libraries in Conroe include Montgomery County Memorial Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Conroe include Montgomery County Courier
TV stations in Conroe include KPXB, KTBU.
Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Conroe political report.
The average commute time for Conroe workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Conroe between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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