Located in Montgomery County, the 7th fastest growing county in the nation, Magnolia is a great place to raise a family and develop a business. The 2010 census indicates that the town has a population of 1,393 people. The median income for a household in the city was $43,594 and the median income for a family was reported at $61,250 according to the 2015 American Community Survey. The top rated areas in the city include North Grove, Grand Lake Estates, Wood Trace, Glen Oaks, and the Reserve at Spring Lakes.
The racial makeup of Magnolia was 81.3% white, 10.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 5.7% from other races according to the 2010 United States census. There were 529 households with 365 families residing within the city limits.
Of the 529 households, 19.9% had children that were under the age of 18, 44.9% were married couples living together, and 31% were non-families. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.16.
The population makeup of the city was relatively spread-out. 29.7% of residents under the age of 19, 5.9% from 20 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.8 years.
The education system serving the city is the Magnolia Independent School District. It contains two elementary schools, one 6th grade campus, one middle school, and two high schools. There are also a few private religious institutions available for students.
Listed below are the public schools within the town:
The Malcolm Purvis branch of the Montgomery County Memorial Library System serves and provides the city with public library access.
Below is the mission statement from the Magnolia Independent School District:
The mission of the Magnolia Independent School District is to provide an educational environment that will enable all students to develop essential academic skills for a lifetime of learning and to prepare students to be responsible, contributing citizens in a diverse and changing world.
The city is known as the gateway to the Texas piney woods and is a hotspot for nature lovers! There are many seasonal events and festivities that the community participates in such as the annual Texas Renaissance Festival in October and November!
From established bars and restaurants to beautiful nature trails, Magnolia will keep you and your family busy!
Below are listed a few of the fun activities and places Magnolia has to offer!