Fort Bend County, Texas Population 2023

Fort Bend County, Texas's estimated 2023 population is 893,999 with a growth rate of 2.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fort Bend County, Texas is the 9th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 585,375 and has seen a growth of 52.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Fort Bend County, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Bend County, Texas Population by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Population Pyramid 2023

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

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Bend County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female402,63750.91%
Male388,25549.09%

Fort Bend County, Texas Population by Age

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

3.52

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Bend County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.59%.

Fort Bend County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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 Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.38% of the population.

Fort Bend County, Texas Language

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

9.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.3%

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 26.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Bend County, Texas is White, with 5.27% 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

Fort Bend County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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

Fort Bend County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Bend County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26,263

Number of Veterans

23,481

Male Veterans

2,782

Female Veterans

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by War

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Race

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Bend County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.42%

Born in Fort Bend County, Texas

68.59%

Native Born

27.53%

Foreign Born

12.31%

Non Citizen

15.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.59% of Fort Bend County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 46.42% having been born in Texas. 12.31% 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

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