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 25,277
Male population 12,613
Female population 12,664
Median age 46.60
Median age (male) 42.40
Median age (female) 51.00
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 5,824
Married 13,243
Separated 341
Widowed 1,271
Divorced 1,533
Population by age
Under 15 3,406
Age 15 to 24 2,995
Ages 25 to 44 5,746
Ages 45 to 64 7,932
Age 65 and over 5,198
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 22,450
Moved from abroad 244
Moved from a different state 205
Moved from the same county 1,006
Moved from the same state 1,131
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 23,148
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 1,782
Employment
White collar 11,516
Blue collar 1,040
Class of worker
Self employed 1,760
Private company 8,785
Not for profit company 878
Government workers 1,133
Households
Total households 9,295
Family households 7,112
Non-family households 2,183
Households with children 2,470
Households without children 6,825
Average people per household 2.68
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 853
Some high school 3,501
Some college 4,452
Associate degree 1,415
Bachelors degree 7,065
Graduate degree Not available
Income/Financial
Average household income $143,241
Median household income $92,287
Median income under 25 $48,007
Median income 25-44 $81,230
Median income 45-64 $105,820
Median income over 65 $77,361
Housing occupancy
Housing units 9,745
Occupied housing units 9,295
Owner occupied units 7,093
Renter occupied units 2,202
Median housing costs per month $1,441
Median gross rent per month $1,468
Housing by year built
Year built median 1987
Built before 1939 77
Built between 1940 and 1949 47
Built between 1950 and 1959 95
Built between 1960 and 1969 202
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,036
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,624
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,269
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,003
Built after 2010 392
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 3,714
Houses without mortgage 3,379
Median value with mortgage $287,300
Median value without mortgage $283,600
Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2018 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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