Fort Bend County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2014:685,345More data
Estimate 2013:654,561 
Estimate 2012:626,704 
Estimate 2011:607,501 
Census 2010:585,375More data
Census 2000:354,452More data
Population of the County Seat (Richmond)
Census 2010:11,679 
Census 2000:11,081 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Arcola city:1,629More data
Beasley city:651More data
Fairchilds village:885More data
Fulshear city:2,947More data
Houston city (pt.):39,214More data
Katy city (pt.):1,832More data
Kendleton city:383More data
Meadows Place city:4,745More data
Missouri City city (pt.):64,332More data
Needville city:3,000More data
Orchard city:371More data
Pearland city (pt.):872More data
Pleak village:1,212More data
Richmond city:11,863More data
Rosenberg city:33,188More data
Simonton city:829More data
Stafford city (pt.):17,815More data
Sugar Land city:83,860More data
Thompsons town:284More data
Weston Lakes city:2,549More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:861.5More data
Water Area:23.9More data
Total Area:885.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:679.50More data
Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.0%More data
Race - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:57.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:21.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:18.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:35.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:20.4%More data
Age - 2013 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.7%More data
65 and Older:8.9%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2013 (BEA):$53,717More data
Total Personal Income - 2013 (BEA):$35,043,018,000More data
Median Household Income - 2013 (Census Bureau):$87,901More data
Poverty - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:88.5% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:41.4% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$51,192More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$49,697 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$47,699 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$46,511 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$46,484 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:7.6 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2012»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2013
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.484760More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$56,033,531,961More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$44,459,540,071More data
Total Actual Levy:$215,522,066More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2014:$N/AMore data
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
CY 2010:$N/A 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2012
County Roads, Construction:$5,512,593More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$5,745,514More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$0More data
County Bridges, Construction:$626,980More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$1,416,678More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$102,027More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$5,031,177More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$18,434,969More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:431.2More data
Total Lane Miles:1,218.9More data

Special Districts in Fort Bend County.
School Districts in Fort Bend County.
History of City Tax Rates in Fort Bend County.

Airports in Fort Bend County.
Hospitals in Fort Bend County.
Prisons in Fort Bend County.