Fort Bend County TX Information


Fort Bend County Subdivisions

Fort Bend County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 762,890
Daytime Population: Workers 171,562
Daytime Population: Residents 434,865
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 606,427
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 757,810
Population in Familes 691,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,080
Population Density2 886
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $94,230
Average Household Income $124,465
Per Capita Income $40,291


Total Housing Units 254,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192,026 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 53,845 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,581 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $238,594
Average Home Value $290,620


Total Households 245,871
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 201,104
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.72% 3.75%
Households 3.82% 3.8%
Families 3.77% 3.77%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


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, 2017 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 Density # 9 97th
Diversity Index # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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