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Business Climate

Labor Force

During the past twenty years, the Conroe / Montgomery County economy has greatly diversified.

No longer dependent on a handful of industries, Conroe has recently attracted a wealth of manufacturing, retail, health care, biotechnology, construction and tourism companies.

To support this economic expansion, Conroe has developed a highly skilled, educated workforce.

There are more than 700,000 potential employees within a 30-mile radius of Conroe and more than two million workers available in Houston’s Harris County directly to the south.

Finding skilled employees in Conroe will never be an issue for your business.

Lone Star College – Conroe Center, located inside Conroe Park North, brings affordable, easily accessible higher education to north Montgomery County. The center is a new, comprehensive educational campus that provides a mix of academic transfer courses and corporate and workforce training programs. Whether it’s a jump start toward a four-year degree or gaining the skills to land a real job in a meaningful career, LSC-Conroe Center is here for the community — a resource for your future.

LSC-Conroe Center offers several career programs including machining, welding, automotive technology, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), and phlebotomy. Additionally, LSC-Conroe Center provides on-site tutoring, testing, library services, book store, corporate training, community meeting facilities and more.