Our Woodlands. Our Future.


Currently, there are over 112,000 residents that call The Woodlands home. When The Woodlands was owned by Mitchell Energy & Development, the community was once projected to reach up to 180,000 residents. This was due to the high mortgage rates when more multifamily residences were anticipated. The Woodlands is now projected to be just over 130,000 residents at buildout. The graph above was plotted using data from The Woodlands Community Facts.

March 18th, 2020 - The Woodlands In Focus
In Montgomery County, and in the rest of the nation, testing supplies are limited. Because the supply of testing materials is not keeping up with demand, healthcare providers as a whole cannot test everyone, even those who are symptomatic. Therefore, it is very likely that people in the community... Read More
March 11th, 2020 - The Woodlands In Focus
Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, continues to monitor a presumptive positive case of a Northwest Montgomery County resident; we are still awaiting CDC confirmation of the positive result. He is in fair but stable... Read More
October 27th, 2017 - Charles Frantes

Another way the flow of traffic in The Woodlands could be improved is by reducing the actual number of vehicles traveling on the roads. The Woodlands Origin-Destination study utilized... Read More

August 7th, 2016 - The Woodlands In Focus

Ian McHarg did wonderful work studying the environmental issues on the whole 25,000 acres. We did such a good job that HUD then used the plan that we had as an example for other projects in the country. The concept would be 7 villages, totaling 125,000 people.

July 23rd, 2016 - Robert Heineman

Even though The Woodlands land area has increased by 67% from its inception to its current size, the current projected population and employment at full development has actually decreased due to a lower density of development and preservation of open space.

July 6th, 2016 - The Woodlands In Focus

On October 19, 1974, The Woodlands celebrated its grand opening and the introduction of this new community to the Houston marketplace. Progress over the years has been achieved through the collaborative efforts of our employees, residents, governmental agencies, churches, civic organizations... Read More

July 5th, 2016 - Robert Heineman

In all of these categories, the current 2014 projections are actually LESS than the projections prior to 1997 when Mr. Mitchell sold The Woodlands. For example, the current ultimate population projection for The Woodlands is 130,800 versus 150,000 in January, 1997.