Conroe : Texas

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What it's Like to Retire in Conroe

Conroe is a city of 31,000 people north of Houston and along the Interstate. It is adjacent to Sam Houston National Forest and Lake Conroe.  The city has a number of excellent recreation facilities including an Aquatic Center, parks, and Community Center.  Picture of North Main Street and Picture of Lone Star Monument and Historic Flag Park courtesy of Wikipedia and HIM Nguyen.


Where to Retire in Conroe and Home Prices

There are active communities and retirement communities nearby. The median sale price of a home was about $260,000 in late 2014, according to 


What is special about Conroe

Being near Lake Conroe and the Sam Houston National Forest are 2 big pluses.

What is not special about Conroe

Summer months are hot and humid; crime rate is a little higher than the national average.


Who will like retirement in Conroe

Retirees who would like to live in a small town, yet have easy access to a large city- Houston is 40 miles south on Interstate 45.


Local economy is driven by

Construction, administration, retail


Climate and Physical Environment

January average temperature is 50 degrees; July is hot and humid with  the average temperature 85 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Lake Conroe hosts water and cultural events year-round.



The crime rate is just slightly higher than the national average.

Medical facilities

Conroe Regional Medical Center



Lone Star Executive Airport


Valuable Links

City of Conroe


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Facts about CONROE
  • State: TX
  • Environment: Urban,Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: NA
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide:

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