Willis, Texas is located 40 miles north of Houston and 190 miles south of Dallas, nestled between Lake Conroe and the Sam Houston National Forest. Located along Interstate 45 and Highway 75, Willis is the only gateway to Houston for many of the surrounding rural communities. But it isn’t just our geographic good fortune that makes us a great place to live work and play.

Check out the numbers!

DEMOGRAPHICS

Population: 6,124

Median Age: 31

Ethnic Makeup:

    • White Alone 61.7%
    • Black Alone 13.9%
    • American Indian Alone 0.9%
    • Asian Alone 0.4%
    • Pacific Islander Alone 0.1%
    • Some Other Race Alone 19.9%
    • Two or More Races 3.1%
    • Hispanic Origin 38.0%

CLIMATE

Elevation: 35 ft

Annual Average Temperature: 66 degrees

TRAFFIC COUNT DAILY AVERAGE

I-45 @ FM 1097: 67,000

Hwy 75 @ FM 1097: 12,500

FM 2432 @ County Line Rd: 9,000

LOCAL SALES TAX RATE

City of Willis: 0.100

Street Tax: .25

Economic Development Corporation: 0.375

Community Development Corporation: 0.375

Total Sales Tax Rate: 8.25%

CITY TAX STRUCTURE

2016 Ad Valorem Tax Rates:

Per $100 Assessed Valuation:

City: $0.5953

County: $0.4667

School District: $1.39

Montgomery County Emergency Services District #1: $0.1000

Lone Star College System: $0.1078

Montgomery County Hospital District: $0.0665

TOTAL: $2.7263