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What is happening in Texas ... Top 1/3 of US jobs in one year?



 Enlarge photo 29More than 1/3 of the United States jobs from Dallas/Fort Worth (metro area), including Galveston to Houston to Montgomery County and The Woodlands, have been created in the last 12 months.

Economists have said the increase in home prices can be linked to Texas positive job market.

Montgomery County has added 4,300 new jobs.

Since April 2007 there has been a 10 percent jump in this area.  The median home price has reached $193,030.

People WANT TO MOVE HERE!!!!!  and BUY homes, which keeps the prices rising and the sales from slipping too far!

Named one of the best master-planned communities in the country, The Woodlands has also won the Award of Excellence in Special Development from the Urban Land Institute.

The community has become so popular among home buyers that it is transitioning from the little real estate development that could to a self-governing municipality.

Check out the population growth figures:


Here are the 2007 Demographics for The Woodlands, TX:




Population : Total

Persons Per Household

Occupied Dwellings





Total Adults

Adult Ages : Median

18 - 24

25 - 34

35 - 44

45 - 54

55 - 64

65 - 74


37.6 yrs










Total Children

Children : Households With

Under 5

5 - 9

10 - 14

15 - 17








Household Persons : Average













Household Income : Median

Under $25,000

$25 - $34,999

$35 - $49,999

$50 - $74,999

$75 - $99,999

$100 - $149,999

$150 - $199,999












There are more than 62,000 jobs here in The Woodlands!

Each neighborhood, or village, is connected to an extensive park and pathway system that connect for miles!  It is not uncommon to see joggers, cyclists and dog walkers on these trails!

There are 108 forested parks and 155 miles of hike-and-bike trails, anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors will find something to do here in The Woodlands!

Bicycle Tours in The Woodlands, TX

We've noticed that many people are interested in bicycling in The Woodlands. This page provides a consolidated list of tours.

George Mitchell Nature Preserve Trail About a mile, but it's a nice mile.
Tour One - Big Loop

31 Miles

Tour Two - Paths and Streets

31 Miles

Tour Three - Double Loop

28 Miles

Tour Four - 2002 Midnight Ride Double Loop

24 Miles

Tour Five - 2004 Midnight Ride Double Loop

30 Miles



Map My Run

5K Woodlands Route

Some Homes are in gated communities such as Carlton Woods, while others are townhomes and high-rises.



The Woodlands Photos: The Woodlands Photos

The newest neighborhood in The Woodlands is Creekside and it has everyone excited!!!!

The Woodlands Photos: The Woodlands Photos

As a result of the area's popularity among home buyers, several major corporations decided to set up shop in The Woodlands.  Most recognized would be Chevron Phillips, Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Baker Hughes, CB&I and Hewitt Associates.

CB&I (Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. Nevada)

 Hewitt and Associates:

US Oncology is the nation's leading healthcare services network dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research. We provide physicians with extensive services and support. US Oncology is affiliated with over 900 physicians practicing in approximately 460 locations, including 85 outpatient cancer centers in 32 states.  Currently located in the Greenspoint area of North Houston, US Oncology is in the process of building a new facility in The Woodlands, Texas and will be relocating during the first quarter of 2009.

Our support and services can easily be categorized into two primary areas: Comprehensive Strategic Alliances and Oncology Pharmaceutical Services.

US Oncology was recently named to the Houston Chronicle's Top 100
companies in Houston for 2008! Click here to check out the article on
the Houston Chronicle website.


Since 1985, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, a private not-for-profit community hospital, has expanded its services, community outreach efforts and employment opportunities. It features 216 licensed beds, private patient rooms and high quality care with the latest technology complimented by family-centered care.


Sadler Clinic is the largest multi-specialty clinic in Montgomery County, providing many diverse services. Primary care is provided by Family Practice and Internal Medicine.

Commuters also have access to work by way of I-45, and often travel to nearby Houston, Conroe and Montgomery County.

Here is a complete list of Fortune 500, top 100 jobs throughout the United States and Texas (TX has 58).  http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2008/full_list/

Relocating to a new community is one of the top stress-producing event in your life. Leaving behind trusted friends and family, doctors, schools, shops, etc., and moving into a world of unknowns is an adventure -- but can be scary and full of tension. And choosing the perfect home in this strange new land is an important step -- as important as choosing a Realtor who is the most qualified to assist you.

Pippa MAC is in the Woodlands, Re/max The Woodlands & Spring.  Pippa brings with her years of experience in the everchanging real estate market of The Woodlands and Spring. Pippa has accomplished the blending of cutting edge technology in combination with traditionally based marketing to provide the best results for her clients.
From PTO/PTA, Bunko to Bible Study groups, you have probably already met her or are going to run into her soon. Not only working in The Woodlands, but also living in The Woodlands has put Pippa in a position to provide the best service and advice on where is the best place to locate or relocate for your specific needs with regards to proximity to the best schools, parks, shopping, and activities. The Woodlands offers an incredible lifestyle for everyone and focusing in on the things that are most important to you is Pippa's gift.
With all the knowledge, experience, and awards that come with Pippa, we at Remax are proud to have her on our team and are happy to continue our growth with such an innovative agent.  Whether you would like to get to know Pippa through her website at www.Pippamac.com or simply call her at our Re/max office, Pippa is ready to assist you whether you need to buy or sell a home.  MACAMIZE YOUR RESULTS TODAY with PIPPA.

Areas of Expertise

The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. woodlan

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Executive Real Estate Agent for The Woodlands



The Woodlands



  • #1 Best Selling master-planned community in the state of Texas
  • 27 miles North of Houston
  • 16 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • Close to I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road
  • Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion outdoor amphitheater 
  • 190 miles of hike and bike trails
  • Exemplary public schools and Acclaimed private schools
  • Ranked one of the top 10 safest communities in Texas
  • Click here to see a video of "The Woodlands"



Comment balloon 0 commentsPippa Mac • June 14 2008 05:37PM