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The 2000 Census showed that Montgomery County had a population of 293,768 people. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 13th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Montgomery had a population of 447,718 people. This is an increase of 52.41% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010455,746+55.14%+1.79% since 2009
2009447,718+52.41%+3.82% since 2008
2008431,238+46.8%+4.51% since 2007
2007412,630+40.46%+4.83% since 2006
2006393,601+33.98%+5.4% since 2005
2005373,445+27.12%+4.22% since 2004
2004358,333+21.98%+4.8% since 2003
2003341,928+16.39%+4.61% since 2002
2002326,872+11.27%+4.87% since 2001
2001311,693+6.1%+6.1% since 2000
2000293,768The Last Census

Montgomery County had 112,770 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Montgomery County has a total area<3> of 1,076 square miles [2,788 km²]. Of this total, 1,044 square miles [2,704 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (3.04%) being water (32.78 square miles [84.9 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Montgomery County had a population density of 281.4 people per square mile [108.6 people/km²], making it the state's 16th most densely populated county (out of 254 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Montgomery County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Montgomery and the state of Texas.

Click here for the Montgomery County QuickFact (QF-48339).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Montgomery County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
GrimesQF-48185   NW26,01123,55210.44%
HarrisQF-48201   S4,070,9893,400,57819.71%
LibertyQF-48291   E75,77970,1548.02%
San JacintoQF-48407   NE24,90222,24611.94%
WalkerQF-48471   N64,11961,7583.82%
WallerQF-48473   SW36,53032,66311.84%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Montgomery. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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