Stands as an icon of diversity, creativity, and urban living.

Welcome to Montrose

Houston's Eclectic and Cultural Hub
Welcome to Montrose, a neighborhood that stands as an icon of diversity, creativity, and urban living in the heart of Houston. Montrose offers a distinctive blend of historical charm, artistic expression, and a welcoming community that embraces people from all walks of life.

Montrose is celebrated for its inclusivity and cultural richness, making it a haven for residents of varied backgrounds. Its vibrant LGBTQ+ community coexists harmoniously with a wide array of ethnic restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues, contributing to the neighborhood's unique and accepting atmosphere.

Strategically located, Montrose provides easy access to Houston's finest attractions and amenities. Situated just minutes from downtown Houston, the Museum District, and the Theater District, Montrose offers an abundance of entertainment, cultural experiences, and nightlife options. World-class museums, theaters, and live music venues are all within reach, making Montrose an ideal home for those who seek a dynamic and culturally enriched lifestyle.

Montrose offers diverse real estate options, from historic homes to modern townhouses and condominiums. Architectural styles range from Victorian-era mansions to contemporary designs, catering to a variety of tastes. The neighborhood's walkability encourages residents to explore its charming streets, local businesses, and the energetic atmosphere that defines the area.

Artistry thrives in Montrose, with a flourishing arts scene adding to its unique character. Numerous art galleries, theaters, and performance spaces showcase the works of both established and emerging artists. The Menil Collection, a renowned art museum, houses an extensive array of artworks from various cultures and eras. Nearby, the Rothko Chapel offers a serene sanctuary for reflection and meditation.

Montrose is a culinary delight, boasting a plethora of restaurants, cafes, and eateries serving a wide range of cuisines. From trendy brunch spots to international fusion and Texan favorites, Montrose satisfies every palate. Hugo's, a beloved Mexican restaurant known for its authentic flavors, and Niko Niko's, offering mouthwatering Greek dishes, are just a few of the culinary gems to be found.

Shopping enthusiasts will relish Montrose's boutique shops, vintage stores, and specialty retailers. Local boutiques like Pavement and Emerson Rose offer stylish clothing and accessories. The neighborhood's street markets, including the Montrose Morning Market, offer lively shopping experiences with local vendors, artists, and live music.

Nature enthusiasts can enjoy the green spaces and parks in Montrose. Buffalo Bayou Park, a vast urban oasis, provides scenic walking and biking trails, picturesque skyline views, and outdoor recreation opportunities. The tranquil Rothko Chapel gardens offer a peaceful retreat amidst lush greenery and serene ponds.

Montrose is a vibrant urban neighborhood that captivates residents with its cultural diversity, artistic spirit, and inclusive ambiance. From its eclectic community to its thriving arts scene, culinary delights, and proximity to Houston's top attractions, Montrose embodies the essence of Houston's diverse and dynamic urban culture. Whether exploring art galleries, savoring diverse cuisines, or strolling through picturesque streets, Montrose is a neighborhood that offers something for everyone.

Overview for Montrose, TX

32,631 people live in Montrose, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $88,926. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Montrose, TX

Montrose has 18,510 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Montrose do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,631 people call Montrose home. The population density is 11,217.91 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.49 / 48.51%

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Schools in Montrose, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Montrose. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Center For Hearing And Speech
PreK - 1st
No rating available
St Stephen's Episcopal School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
6th - 8th
Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy
PreK - 8th
Wilson Montessori
PreK - 8th
Arabic Immersion Magnet School
PreK - 4th
Annunciation Orthodox School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The School For Young Children
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
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