Fort Bend County, Texas


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Fort Bend County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 585,375, making it the 10th-most populous county in Texas. In 2015 Fort Bend County had become the wealthiest county in Texas, with a median household income of $95,389 and a median family income of $105,944, having surpassed Collin and Rockwall Counties (Dallas suburbs) since the 2000 census. The county seat is Richmond, TX and its largest city is Sugar Land, Texas.

The county was founded in 1837 and organized the next year. It is named for a blockhouse at a bend of the Brazos River. The community developed around the fort in early days.

Fort Bend County is included in the Houston – Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was ranked by Forbes as the fifth-fastest growing county in the United States. The 2017 Census Bureau estimate for Fort Bend County's population is 764,828.

The calling cards to Fort Bend County area are the schools and quality of life! Fort Bend ISD is highly ranked so check it out. The area has homes ranging from the low $200's to over several million.

Population
Total population 25,846
Male population 13,032
Female population 12,814
Median age 46.10
Median age (male) 41.80
Median age (female) 49.90
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 5,582
Married 13,534
Separated 299
Widowed 1,407
Divorced 1,445
Population by age
Under 15 3,878
Age 15 to 24 2,768
Ages 25 to 44 5,940
Ages 45 to 64 8,344
Age 65 and over 4,916
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 22,259
Moved from abroad 431
Moved from a different state 145
Moved from the same county 1,037
Moved from the same state 1,696
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 23,656
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 1,712
Employment
White collar 11,781
Blue collar 1,202
Class of worker
Self employed 2,239
Private company 8,728
Not for profit company 755
Government workers 1,261
Households
Total households 9,345
Family households 7,197
Non-family households 2,148
Households with children 2,682
Households without children 6,663
Average people per household 2.73
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 951
Some high school 3,532
Some college 4,667
Associate degree 1,349
Bachelors degree 7,246
Graduate degree 3,709
Income/Financial
Average household income $140,235
Median household income $91,431
Median income under 25 $0
Median income 25-44 $76,932
Median income 45-64 $104,991
Median income over 65 $71,078
Housing occupancy
Housing units 9,842
Occupied housing units 9,345
Owner occupied units 7,142
Renter occupied units 2,203
Median housing costs per month $1,409
Median gross rent per month $1,454
Housing by year built
Year built median 1987
Built before 1939 51
Built between 1940 and 1949 43
Built between 1950 and 1959 85
Built between 1960 and 1969 205
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,136
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,609
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,339
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,060
Built after 2010 314
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 3,801
Houses without mortgage 3,341
Median value with mortgage $267,800
Median value without mortgage $272,400
Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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