The Woodlands, Texas Population 2024

122,272

The Woodlands is a city located in Harris County and Montgomery County Texas. The Woodlands has a 2024 population of 122,272. The Woodlands is currently growing at a rate of 1.61% annually and its population has increased by 6.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 114,532 in 2020.

The average household income in The Woodlands is $196,603 with a poverty rate of 5.67%. The median age in The Woodlands is 40.7 years: 40.3 years for males, and 41 years for females.

The Woodlands Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of The Woodlands was:

  • White: 74.62%
  • Two or more races: 12.19%
  • Asian: 7.26%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
43.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,825.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.76% (7,740)
The current population of The Woodlands, Texas is 122,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 114,532.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88,35074.62%
Two or more races14,43712.19%
Asian8,5997.26%
Black or African American3,7883.2%
Other race3,0452.57%
Native American1720.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.01%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

The Woodlands Population by Race

The Woodlands Population Pyramid 2024

The Woodlands Median Age

40.7

Total

40.3

Male

41

Female

The Woodlands Adults

There are 85,559 adults, (16,276 of whom are seniors) in The Woodlands.

The Woodlands Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

The Woodlands Sex Ratio

Female60,19650.84%
Male58,20649.16%

The Woodlands Population by Age

The Woodlands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All43,1642.7372.627.4
Married28,6933.2983.816.2
Non Family10,6441.135050
Female2,9953.0651.248.8
Male8322.6353.446.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

The Woodlands Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1941.53%
Associates Degree4,1655.33%
Bachelors Degree31,06039.73%
Graduate Degree20,77926.58%
High School Graduate7,4189.49%
Less Than 9th Grade9071.16%
Some College12,66216.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

The Woodlands Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

The Woodlands Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White55,18154,39136,964
Hispanic12,60611,9418,057
2+ Races7,1106,8854,231
Asian5,6225,2414,218
Black2,6012,4491,435
Other Race2,0011,8151,134
Native American10510163
Islander444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The Woodlands Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$103,158$151,729$58,618
Graduate Degree$128,221$166,718$78,011
High School Graduate$41,868$46,433$41,256
Less Than 9th Grade$32,350$37,019$29,107
Overall$86,087$128,560$54,895
Some College$48,234$87,194$37,195

$86,087

Average Earnings

$128,560

Average Male

$54,895

Average Female

The Woodlands Earnings by Educational Attainment

The Woodlands Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

The Woodlands Language

77.77% of The Woodlands residents speak only English, while 22.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.06% of the population.

The Woodlands Language

The Woodlands Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,4952,77212.32%
White78,1662,6753.42%
Multiple14,3891,57310.93%
Black3,75543111.48%
Other2,99638512.85%
Asian8,5991952.27%
Native1723017.44%

5.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in The Woodlands

The race most likely to be in poverty in The Woodlands is Native, with 17.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in The Woodlands is Asian, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.45%.

The Woodlands Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.87%
High School8.99%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

The Woodlands Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.53%
Female Employed2.98%
Female Unemployed2.48%
Male Employed2.2%

The Woodlands Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

The Woodlands Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$167,650$227,284
Households$142,384$196,603
Married Families$191,185$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,884$98,920

mean

median

Income by Household Type

The Woodlands Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

The Woodlands Married by Age and Sex

male

female

The Woodlands Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

The Woodlands Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

The Woodlands Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,884

Number of Veterans

3,419

Male Veterans

465

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War1,154
Second Gulf War1,006
Vietnam963
Korea284
World War II88

The Woodlands Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,405
75+970
65 to 74715
55 to 64539
18 to 34255

The Woodlands Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,1774.83%
Hispanic6324.53%
Black36212.25%
2+ Races3023.73%
Other Race371.67%
Asian60.09%

The Woodlands Veterans by Race

The Woodlands Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

The Woodlands Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

The Woodlands Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

The Woodlands Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

The Woodlands Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.49%

Born in The Woodlands

79.72%

Native Born

20.28%

Foreign Born

11.61%

Non Citizen

8.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.72% of The Woodlands residents were born in the United States, with 39.49% having been born in Texas. 11.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

The Woodlands Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024122,2721,9351.61%
2023120,3371,9351.63%
2022118,4022,6862.32%
2021115,7161,1841.03%
2020114,5327130.63%
2019113,8193,9763.62%
2018109,8432350.21%
2017109,6081,2351.14%
2016108,3732,6602.52%
2015105,7132,8022.72%
2014102,9111,4881.47%
2013101,4233,4723.54%
201297,9511,4461.5%
201196,5052,6582.83%
201093,84700%

The Woodlands Population by Year