Fort Bend County, Texas Population 2022

Fort Bend County, Texas's estimated population is 870,259 with a growth rate of 2.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fort Bend County, Texas is the 10th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 585,375 and has seen a growth of 48.67% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,5330.00%
18606,1433,610142.52%
18707,11497115.81%
18809,3802,26631.85%
189010,5861,20612.86%
190016,5385,95256.23%
191018,1681,6309.86%
192022,9314,76326.22%
193029,7186,78729.60%
194032,9633,24510.92%
195031,056-1,907-5.79%
196040,5279,47130.50%
197052,31411,78729.08%
1980130,84678,532150.12%
1990225,42194,57572.28%
2010585,375359,954159.68%
2011609,11523,7404.06%
2012632,85523,7403.90%
2013656,59523,7403.75%
2014680,33523,7403.62%
2015704,07523,7403.49%
2016727,81523,7403.37%
2017751,55523,7403.26%
2018775,29523,7403.16%
2019799,03523,7403.06%
2020822,77923,7442.97%
2021846,51923,7402.89%
2022870,25923,7402.80%
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Fort Bend County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White382,75448.40%
Black or African American158,96820.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7190.34%
Asian164,93920.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1520.02%
Some Other Race33,6904.26%
Two or More Races47,6706.03%
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Fort Bend County, Texas Population by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Bend County, Texas Median Age

36.5


Total

35.7


Male

37.2


Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Adults

There are 573,586 adults, (87,818 of whom are seniors) in Fort Bend County, Texas.

Fort Bend County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Bend County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

402,637

50.91%

Male

388,255

49.09%

Fort Bend County, Texas Population by Age

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

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Fort Bend County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All77.5%22.5%
Male70.1%29.9%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family58.9%41.1%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Bend County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All248,2993.1677.5
Married164,7793.5986.3
Male10,2993.3470.1
Female29,9663.5458.9
Non Family43,2551.2258.9

3.52

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

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Fort Bend County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24,8094.88%
9th to 12th Grade22,2114.37%
High School Graduate90,66117.83%
Some College96,28318.94%
Associates Degree38,2047.51%
Bachelors Degree141,15527.76%
Graduate Degree95,14918.71%
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Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian109,39598,30567,378
White176,736171,61896,580
2+ Races22,92220,30210,020
Black101,81997,48739,158
Native American1,7531,556519
Hispanic112,74686,74629,111
Other Race21,43414,9833,754
Islander110842

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.59%.

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,465$65,589$42,781
Less Than 9th Grade$30,102$35,221$20,801
High School Graduate$33,495$38,378$28,038
Some College$42,935$54,279$35,482
Bachelors Degree$67,062$86,725$55,863
Graduate Degree$91,418$120,142$67,866

$53,465

Average Earnings

$65,589

Average Male

$42,781

Average Female

Fort Bend County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Bend County, Texas Language by Age

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Fort Bend County, Texas Language

60.03% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents speak only English, while 39.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.33% of the population.

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2,67459122.10%
Hispanic192,07023,46012.21%
Multiple47,2764,4049.32%
Black156,82114,1879.05%
Asian164,8529,0485.49%
White253,05810,7714.26%
Other6,981NaN%

7.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.30%

Male Poverty Rate

7.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas is Native, with 22.10% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.99%.

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.66%
High School9.27%
Some College5.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.60%
Male Unemployed13.32%
Female Employed3.89%
Female Unemployed12.70%

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

Fort Bend County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,189$126,546
Families$109,870$136,943
Married Families$124,799$151,909
Non Families$51,774$69,731
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Income by Household Type

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Bend County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

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26,263

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,028
First Gulf War7,626
Vietnam8,415
Korea968
World War II373

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,720
35 to 548,387
55 to 644,717
65 to 746,196
75+4,243

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,4785.85%
Black6,3775.44%
Native American622.95%
Asian9620.79%
Other Race8223.28%
2+ Races1,5625.96%
Hispanic4,9433.71%

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

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2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Age

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Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Race

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Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.29%

Born in Fort Bend County, Texas

71.36%

Native Born

28.64%

Foreign Born

12.80%

Non Citizen

15.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.36% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 48.29% having been born in Texas. 12.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fort Bend County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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