Montgomery County Real Estate

    Located less than 50 miles north from downtown Houston, Montgomery County has existed since 1837. The county named after the American Revolution general, Richard Montgomery, has an estimated population of 455,746 (2016). This county is notably recognized as being one of the fastest growing counties in the nation since 2000.

    The Woodlands (census-designated place) is the largest community in Montgomery County, and its county headquarters is in Conroe. Other cities and towns in the county include Cut and Shoot, Magnolia, Porter, Montgomery, New Caney, Oak Ridge North, Panorama Village, Imperial Oaks, Patton Village, Shenandoah, Splendora, Willis, Woodbranch, Grangerland, Ada, Dobbin, Pinehurst, and Egypt.

    The recent development of top energy and health care companies in the area have allowed Montgomery County with notable economic and population growth. New community development and construction projects fuel the area with many retail locations and new infrastructure. Montgomery County has also grown because of achievements in the school district performance that excel in surpassing standards of early schooling. In addition to those characteristics, many wooded parks, recreational hunting and fishing, national and state forests for hiking and boating, and historic sites attract many families to this county.

    Montgomery County economy consists of government and administration services, healthcare and medical research, oil production, retail trade, and some manufacturing. Despite many companies and businesses operate within Montgomery County; commuting to Houston in neighboring Harris County is a regular occurrence for some residents. Overall, the environmental and economic qualities have led to the county to become famous as one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas.

    The Median Household Income in Montgomery County was $109,605 in 2016. The Average Sales Price of homes in this county was $312,214 for 2016.