THE WOODLANDS

A master-planned residential community offering natural beauty around every turn

Welcome to The Woodlands

Fun, festive, and full of natural beauty — The Woodlands is a spectacular place to call home.
 
Located just 28 miles north of downtown Houston, Texas, is The Woodlands, a master-planned residential community offering natural beauty around every turn. In The Woodlands, residents are faced with an impressive variety of unique shops and locally-owned restaurants, lovely hiking trails, and picturesque golf courses all surrounded by 28,000 acres covered in dense forests, beautiful rolling hills, and flat green spaces. 

What to Love

  • Urban vibe
  • Walkable neighborhood
  • A golfer's paradise

Local Lifestyle

The Woodlands has everything you need to feel right at home. From waterfront dining and shopping to scenic walks in nature, residents have every amenity at their fingertips. Life in The Woodlands is all about convenience, which you can easily see in its central location close to Houston’s urban sprawl. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Located in the heart of town, the Woodlands Waterway and the Waterway Square District is the perfect place to spend a Saturday afternoon. Here, residents and visitors have access to businesses, hotels, restaurants, and entertainment venues. At the Waterfront Plaza, visitors are invited to sit and relax near the fountains as they watch a choreographed show complete with festive lights.
 
Nearby, The Woodlands Mall boasts nearly 200 unique shops along with a variety of restaurants to satisfy every palate. The Lawn at The Woodlands Mall hosts events throughout the year, including free outdoor movies, live music, and family-friendly activities.
 
For authentic cajun and creole cuisine, visit Schilleci's New Orleans Kitchen, a family-owned restaurant serving French Quarter-style food in an intimate and rustic space. Entrees include seafood gumbo and bread pudding, along with a variety of fresh seafood fare. 

Things to Do

Golfing enthusiasts in The Woodlands are especially fortunate, as there are many scenic 18-hole courses in town. Some of the best clubs with world-class golfing include The Player at the Woodlands Country Club, The Club at Carlton Woods, Willow Creek Golf Club, and The Woodlands Country Club.
Wine enthusiasts enjoy a variety of events throughout the year, including the iconic Wednesday Wine-Down. This 45-minute class is completely free with reservations at Back Table Kitchen & Bar and provides a tasting experience as well as education about the different types of wine offered inside the restaurant. Hundreds of various wines and cuisine pairings are brought to the heart of The Woodlands at Wine and Food Week, a festival held every June that attracts a swath of celebrities, visitors, and locals to the area. 
 
Downtown is transformed into an outdoor art gallery at The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival each spring. Unique pieces crafted by artists from around the world line the streets, and visitors can enjoy high-quality fare, live music, and kids’ activities as they shop for art. 
 
Throughout the year, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion hosts theater productions and concerts in a cool outdoor venue under the stars.

Schools

The Conroe Independent School District serves The Woodlands. Highly-rated schools include:
 
  • The Woodlands High School, Grades 9-12
  • The Woodlands Preparatory School, K-12
 

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Around THE WOODLANDS, TX

There's plenty to do around THE WOODLANDS, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

23
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
45
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including GoCrawfish - Magnolia, Sea Sports Swim, and White Horse CrossFit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.86 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.85 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.91 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.89 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in THE WOODLANDS, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby THE WOODLANDS. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ischool High At The Woodlands
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Vista Academy Of The Woodlands
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
St Anthony Of Padua Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Woodlands Methodist School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Center For Teaching And Learning
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
Greystone House Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Kangaroo Forest Early Childhood Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fusion Academy Htw: The Woodlands
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
The Woodlands Preporatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Woodlands Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Esprit International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Stepping Stones Prepretry Acadeny
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

Demographics and Employment Data for THE WOODLANDS, TX

THE WOODLANDS has 43,997 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in THE WOODLANDS do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 114,572 people call THE WOODLANDS home. The population density is 2,222.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

114,572

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.9

Median Age

48.88 / 51.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
43,997

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$61,562.93

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Overview for THE WOODLANDS, TX

114,572 people live in THE WOODLANDS, where the median age is 41.9 and the average individual income is $61,562.93. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

114,572

Total Population

41.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,562.93

Average individual Income

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