Fort Bend County, Texas Population 2018

Fort Bend County, Texas's estimated population is 764,828 with a growth rate of 11.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fort Bend County, Texas is the 10th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017764,82881,07211.86%
2016683,756-58,202-7.84%
2016741,95828,0773.93%
2015713,88129,9384.38%
2014683,94331,4474.82%
2013652,49627,1024.33%
2012625,39418,8953.12%
2011606,49916,2132.75%
2010590,286364,865161.86%
1990225,42194,57572.28%
1980130,84678,532150.12%
197052,31411,78729.08%
196040,5279,47130.50%
195031,056-1,907-5.79%
194032,9633,24510.92%
193029,7186,78729.60%
192022,9314,76326.22%
191018,1681,6309.86%
190016,5385,95256.23%
189010,5861,20612.86%
18809,3802,26631.85%
18707,11497115.81%
18606,1433,610142.52%
18502,5330.00%

Fort Bend County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White356,027
Black or African American141,901
Asian128,432
Some Other Race37,179
Two or More Races18,270
American Indian and Alaska Native1,717
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fort Bend County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fort Bend County, Texas Median Age

35.7


Total

34.8


Male

36.5


Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Adults

There are 491,621 adults, (64,957 of which are seniors) in Fort Bend County, Texas.

Fort Bend County, Texas Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Bend County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

347,831

50.87%

Male

335,925

49.13%

Fort Bend County, Texas Households and Families

Fort Bend County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Bend County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All78%22%
Male66%34%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female59.3%40.7%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Bend County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All214,1263.1778
Married139,8923.5986.1
Non Family38,1621.2264.6
Female26,8003.5659.3
Male9,2723.6266

3.54

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Bend County, Texas Households

Fort Bend County, Texas Education

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,0405.30%
9th to 12th Grade24,0945.55%
High School Graduate75,85517.46%
Some College86,89920.00%
Associates Degree30,6137.05%
Bachelors Degree122,69928.24%
Graduate Degree71,23616.40%

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White164,594158,48584,242
Hispanic92,28665,93320,442
Black87,50982,26833,612
Asian84,88475,72152,873
Other Race22,32313,1942,914
Multiple Races7,6116,7453,008
Native American1,090971377
Islander22122189

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 62.29%.

Fort Bend County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,099$61,445$41,438
Less Than High School$23,662$27,970$16,792
High School Grad$31,126$37,048$25,478
Some College$41,559$50,637$35,720
Bachelors Degree$66,785$88,255$52,193
Graduate Degree$85,524$108,503$63,826

$51,099

Average Earnings

$61,445

Average Male

$41,438

Average Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

Fort Bend County, Texas Language by Age

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

61.57% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.21% of the population.

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic162,54924,84315.28%
Black139,97912,8759.20%
White236,3769,3113.94%
Asian128,3897,4285.79%
Other36,9067,28619.74%
Multiple18,2381,5598.55%
Native1,7171146.64%
Islander230166.96%

8.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.50%

Male Poverty Rate

8.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas is Other, with 19.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas is White, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.02%.

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.26%
High School10.02%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.65%
Male Unemployed14.21%
Female Employed3.98%
Male Employed3.46%

Fort Bend County, Texas Income

Fort Bend County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$91,152$115,875
Families$101,479$125,280
Married Families$116,637$140,850
Non Families$50,492$67,586

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Fort Bend County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by War

27,357

Number of Veterans

24,550

Male Veterans

2,807

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,874
First Gulf War7,398
Second Gulf War5,017
Korea1,527
World War II784

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 549,491
65 to 746,022
55 to 645,085
75+3,824
18 to 342,935

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,7596.47%
Black8,5538.43%
Hispanic2,9552.70%
Asian8670.92%
2 or More4835.24%
Other4121.55%
Indian17614.45%
Hawaiian10748.42%

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment Status

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Age

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fort Bend County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Houston 210027723034822032059.68%
Pearland 899101135702366026.32%
Sugar Land7859588177958212.19%
Missouri City 6682474561773711.58%
Rosenberg3187636937506115.88%
Stafford 17722184227003.95%
Katy 1410917116300721.31%
Richmond11586120925064.37%
Fulshear116979256756577.93%
Meadows Place46384731932.01%
Weston Lakes2482341092837.39%
Needville292930781495.09%
Arcola1609220259336.86%
Pleak1043143038737.10%
Fairchilds785107729237.20%
Simonton827870435.20%
Beasley644665213.26%
Orchard3513954412.54%
Kendleton380391112.89%
Thompsons2182998137.16%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990