The City of Willis is located approximately 45 miles north of Houston, Texas and only eight miles north of Conroe. It lies within Montgomery County and has a population of 5,789 according to the 2010 census. The city is the gateway to beautiful Lake Conroe which offers multitudes of recreational opportunities to both visitors and residents alike. Willis is known for its excellent quality of life…great schools and churches, area activities and benefits as well from its close proximity to Houston.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,260, and the median income for a family was $30,985. Males had a median income of $27,049 versus $20,954 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,122. About 17.8% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.2% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.