Fort Bend County TX Information


Fort Bend County Subdivisions

Fort Bend County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 716,458
Population in Households 711,505
Population in Familes 649,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,953
Population Density1 832
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 232,233
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 189,862
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243,643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180,882 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 51,351 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,410 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $223,205
Average Home Value $277,578


Median Household Income $91,986
Average Household Income $118,558
Per Capita Income $38,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.29% 3.7%
Households 3.49% 3.83%
Families 3.43% 3.79%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fort Bend County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Bend County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 96th
Population Density1 # 10 96th
Diversity Index2 # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.