Fort Bend County, Texas Population 2019

Fort Bend County, Texas's estimated population is 766,136 with a growth rate of 3.07% 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
2018787,85821,7222.84%
2017766,13622,8333.07%
2016743,30328,2363.95%
2015715,06730,7224.49%
2014684,34532,2954.95%
2013652,05027,1244.34%
2012624,92618,8633.11%
2011606,06315,8032.68%
2010590,260364,839161.85%
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%

How Many People Live in Fort Bend County, Texas?

766,136

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White371,81552.26%
Black or African American146,61920.61%
Asian137,60819.34%
Some Other Race35,4664.99%
Two or More Races17,6862.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0660.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1610.02%

Fort Bend County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

Fort Bend County, Texas Median Age

35.8


Total

35


Male

36.6


Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Adults

There are 512,565 adults, (69,049 of whom are seniors) in Fort Bend County, Texas.

Fort Bend County, Texas Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Bend County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

361,724

50.85%

Male

349,697

49.15%

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
Married86.3%13.7%
All78.1%21.9%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Female58.1%41.9%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All222,3313.1778.1
Married146,2543.6186.3
Non Family39,7881.2264.1
Female27,2393.5658.1
Male9,0503.5566.4

3.55

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Bend County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,1995.12%
9th to 12th Grade23,3665.16%
High School Graduate77,79817.17%
Some College88,96819.63%
Associates Degree32,6517.21%
Bachelors Degree129,43828.57%
Graduate Degree77,69717.15%

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White168,588163,05487,137
Hispanic97,26170,76023,281
Asian91,07782,41458,450
Black90,88385,48335,452
Other Race21,28012,7453,111
Multiple Races7,6366,6913,242
Native American1,2441,051410
Islander15015054

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 asian people with a rate of 64.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,887$62,421$42,059
Less Than High School$25,494$30,535$18,810
High School Grad$31,283$38,130$25,591
Some College$41,888$51,671$35,566
Bachelors Degree$66,619$86,960$53,003
Graduate Degree$87,860$110,146$65,127

$51,887

Average Earnings

$62,421

Average Male

$42,059

Average Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

Fort Bend County, Texas Language by Age

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

61.64% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.75% of the population.

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic170,15425,15914.79%
Black144,73613,6249.41%
White242,4169,1013.75%
Asian137,5268,0545.86%
Other35,1737,07620.12%
Multiple17,6481,5098.55%
Native2,0661145.52%
Islander161106.21%

8.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.42%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

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 20.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas is White, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.91%
High School9.87%
Some College5.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.14%
Male Unemployed15.09%
Female Employed4.01%
Male Employed3.51%

Fort Bend County, Texas Income

Fort Bend County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,645$119,861
Families$104,240$129,497
Married Families$119,493$144,911
Non Families$51,817$70,255

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans

26,736

Number of Veterans

24,013

Male Veterans

2,723

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,827
First Gulf War7,539
Second Gulf War4,978
Korea1,409
World War II695
Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,300
65 to 745,936
55 to 645,069
75+3,588
18 to 342,843

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,0585.94%
Black8,5268.11%
Hispanic2,7172.36%
Asian9430.94%
2 or More4975.35%
Other4551.80%
Indian16711.96%
Hawaiian9060.00%

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

3.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.36%

Born in Texas

72.35%

Native Born

27.65%

Foreign Born

12.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.35% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 48.36% having been born in Texas. 12.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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