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Splendora is a city in Montgomery County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after a ship in a popular song; another says it was named for the splendor of its landscape
The latitude of Splendora is 30.232N. The longitude is -95.16W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,398.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Splendora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77372 ZIP code.
16% of Splendora residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Splendora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Splendora was $15,008, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Splendora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Splendora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $631.
Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Splendora political report.
The average commute time for Splendora workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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