The Woodlands, TX
The Woodlands PROFILE
ABOUT SPRING, TX (THE WOODLANDS)
Real Estate Prices and Overview
The Woodlands median real estate price is $450,506, which is more expensive than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in The Woodlands is currently $2,924, based on exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
The Woodlands is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Spring, Texas.
The Woodlands real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the The Woodlands neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.0% in The Woodlands. Analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the The Woodlands stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you’ll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 96.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, The Woodlands may be considered a retiree’s dream neighborhood. According to exclusive analysis and metrics, it’s peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.2% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.6% of the workforce in the The Woodlands neighborhood which, according to exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the The Woodlands neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It’s true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood’s residents have Brazilian ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues.
The neighbors in the The Woodlands neighborhood in Spring are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. Exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.8% of America’s neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the The Woodlands neighborhood, 71.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.3%), and 2.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the The Woodlands neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.0%).
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the The Woodlands neighborhood in Spring, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report English roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in The Woodlands neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
- Elementary Schools
- Middle Schools
- High Schools
Public district, PK-4 | 632 students
Public district, PK-5 | 517 students
Public district, PK-6 | 889 students
Public district, PK-5 | 548 students
Private, PK-1| 27 students
Private, PK-8| 280 students
Private, PK-12| 1280 students
Private, PK-2 | 42 students
Public district, 5-6 | 1242 students
Public district, 6-8 | 672 students
Public district, 7-8 | 2208 students
Private, PK-8 | 280 students
Public district, 9-12 | 3101 students