Conroe : Texas


What It Is 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. 


Where to Retire in Conroe and Home Prices

There are active communities and retirement communities nearby. The median home value was $227,078 in early 2020, according to Zillow.


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


What people are saying about Conroe

Conroe Seems Nice
Getting up in age can be a blessing and a curse! Conroe seems to be a nice place to live in. With it being close to the biggest Healthcare network in the world(Houston). I will be considering this area a top place to settle down. Mark
Posted by markinfluencer on June 28, 2020

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