Fort Stockton is a city located in Pecos County Texas. It is also the county seat of Pecos County. With a 2020 population of 8,497, it is the 268th largest city in Texas and the 3462nd largest city in the United States . Fort Stockton is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,283 in 2010. Fort Stockton reached it's highest population of 8,688 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Fort Stockton has a population density of 1,542 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fort Stockton is $59,125 with a poverty rate of 20.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $96,100. The median age in Fort Stockton is 34.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36 years for females.