The Woodlands

The Woodlands

With the vision of an all-encompassing community where a natural forested environment.

Welcome to The Woodlands

An urban oasis where family, nature, and luxury intertwine

The Woodlands, TX, situated 30 miles north of Houston, is a master-planned community offering an unparalleled blend of city sophistication and natural beauty. Since its inception in 1974, The Woodlands has grown from a visionary dream into a thriving town, celebrated not only for its dedication to family-centric living but also for its status as one of the most desirable places in the USA to raise a family. With a diverse range of residents and 2,100 businesses calling it home, this community is a vibrant tapestry of parks, recreation, corporate presence, and educational excellence.

Distinguished by its commitment to preserving nature while fostering a dynamic community life, The Woodlands boasts 151 parks and over 220 miles of hike and bike trails, seamlessly connecting each village within the town. This unique feature ensures that nature is never more than a few steps away, blending effortlessly with the urban amenities that enrich residents' lives. From the serenity of Mason Pond Park to the bustling excitement of The Woodlands Town Center, this town encapsulates the best of both worlds: a place where tranquility meets vibrancy and community ties are as strong as they are welcoming.

What to Love

  • A master-planned community that prioritizes green spaces and outdoor activities
  • A diverse culinary scene with notable restaurants like Xalisko and Sixty Vines
  • Top-tier schools offering exceptional educational experiences

Local Lifestyle

Living in The Woodlands is an experience defined by a sense of belonging and an active, outdoor-oriented lifestyle. Residents enjoy a balance between urban amenities and the call of the wild, with weekends often spent exploring the extensive network of trails, partaking in community events, or simply enjoying the scenic beauty that defines the town. The lifestyle here is both luxurious and laid-back, offering families, professionals, and retirees alike a place where community and individual fulfillment go hand in hand. 

Dining and Shopping

The culinary landscape of The Woodlands is as diverse as it is delicious, with establishments like Schilleci's New Orleans Kitchen and Bosscat Kitchen & Libations serving up flavors that span the globe. Whether you're in the mood for the authentic Mexican fare at Xalisko or the farm-to-table experience and vast array of curated wine at Sixty Vines, The Woodlands' dining scene caters to every taste and occasion.

Shopping in The Woodlands is an adventure in itself, with The Woodlands Town Center at the heart of the retail experience. Here, shopping aficionados can find everything from high-end boutiques to well-loved national brands, all within the beautifully designed spaces that reflect the town's commitment to aesthetic excellence and community convenience.

Things to Do and Entertainment

The Woodlands is a hub of activity and entertainment, offering residents and visitors a plethora of options to engage, relax, and enjoy. The parks system, with favorites like Acacia Park and Alden Bridge Pool, provides endless opportunities for outdoor fun, from fishing at Mason Pond Park to cooling off in the community pool during the Texas heat. 

When it comes to entertainment, The Woodlands doesn't disappoint. The Ice Rink at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season, offering a unique ice skating experience in the heart of Texas. 

Schools

The Woodlands prides itself on its educational offerings, with institutions like Cooper, a renowned private school, and The Woodlands High School, known for its academic excellence and extracurricular programs. 




Overview for The Woodlands, TX

115,716 people live in The Woodlands, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $67,290. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,716

Total Population

40.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$67,290

Average individual Income

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 Zays Signature Creations, Dance With Me The Woodlands, and Vitality Taekwondo and Athletic Conditioning.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.48 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.68 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.57 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for The Woodlands, TX

The Woodlands has 42,103 households, with an average household size of 2.74. 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. 115,716 people call The Woodlands home. The population density is 2,674.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,716

Total Population

High

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

40.4

Median Age

49.17 / 50.83%

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
42,103

Total Households

2.74

Average Household Size

$67,290

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

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

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