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 24,568
Male population 12,253
Female population 12,315
Median age 45.20
Median age (male) 42.50
Median age (female) 46.90
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 4,968
Married 12,684
Separated 202
Widowed 1,175
Divorced 1,615
Population by age
Under 15 4,126
Age 15 to 24 2,407
Ages 25 to 44 5,689
Ages 45 to 64 8,369
Age 65 and over 3,977
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 21,478
Moved from abroad 395
Moved from a different state 216
Moved from the same county 801
Moved from the same state 1,412
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 22,148
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 1,792
Employment
White collar 11,739
Blue collar 964
Class of worker
Self employed 2,146
Private company 8,600
Not for profit company 762
Government workers 1,195
Households
Total households 8,759
Family households 6,812
Non-family households 1,947
Households with children 2,824
Households without children 5,935
Average people per household 2.75
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 901
Some high school 3,583
Some college 4,824
Associate degree 1,065
Bachelors degree 6,073
Graduate degree 3,172
Income/Financial
Average household income $125,757
Median household income $91,978
Median income under 25 $0
Median income 25-44 $0
Median income 45-64 $0
Median income over 65 $0
Housing occupancy
Housing units 9,259
Occupied housing units 8,759
Owner occupied units 7,113
Renter occupied units 1,646
Median housing costs per month $1,388
Median gross rent per month $1,320
Housing by year built
Year built median 1986
Built before 1939 32
Built between 1940 and 1949 0
Built between 1950 and 1959 112
Built between 1960 and 1969 213
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,940
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,630
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,282
Built between 2000 and 2009 995
Built after 2010 55
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 4,448
Houses without mortgage 2,665
Median value with mortgage $244,500
Median value without mortgage $257,100
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