Fort Bend County strives to be the most family friendly community in Texas by providing a high quality, enriching and safe environment. Each department and elective office provides fast, friendly service to its customers and continually strives to be number one in efficiency and effectiveness. The Commissioners Court fulfills its leadership role by providing necessary resources to the offices and departments to accomplish their duties and goals by establishing budgets, policies and procedures to make the most efficient use of the resources and by actively pursuing quality businesses to locate in Fort Bend County.

Population

  • The population of Fort Bend County is 703,690
  • The top three races in Fort Bend County (by population) are: White (49.4%), Black or African American (21.1%) and Asian (19.2%)
  • The age distribution of Fort Bend County is 59.8% ages 20-64 years, 29.7% ages 19 year or less and 10.5% ages 65 or over
  • The median age for females is 36.1 years old
  • The median age for males is 34.1 years old
  • 55.4% of Fort Bend County residents are married and 44.6% are single
  • 50.3% of Fort Bend County residents received a college degree or higher
  • The projected annual population growth in Fort Bend County between 2016-2021 is 4.0%
  • The estimated population density in Fort Bend County is 794 per square mile

Economy

  • The estimated per capita income for Fort Bend County is $38,910
  • Fort Bend County's average household income is $117,886
  • The average amount of time spent traveling to work in Fort Bend County is: 30-59 minutes (42.2%), 15-29 minutes (29.5%) and under 14 minutes (14.9%)
  • The total number of businesses in Fort Bend County is 18,750
  • The unemployment rate for Fort Bend County is 2.8%
  • The top three professions for the Fort Bend County population are: Professional/Related (26.4%), Sales/Office (26.0%) and Management/Business/Financial Operations (18.8%)

Households

  • 76.5% of Fort Bend County residents are married couples with children
  • The average family household size is 3.4
  • 81.5% of Fort Bend County residents own their home while 18.5% of residents rent
  • The median household income in Fort Bend County is $92,925
  • The owner-occupied median home value in Fort Bend County is $173,078
  • The renter-occupied median rent in Fort Bend County is $864


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