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Fort Bend County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 861.5 square miles
Population Density 679.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 652,365
Population change 11.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 28.3%
65 and over 8.9%
Females 50.8%
White 57.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 24
Asian 18.4%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 21.2%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 41.4%
Veterans 26,189
Households and Housing
Households 191,406
Persons per household 3.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $85,297
The per capita income $34,084
Live below the poverty line. 8.4%
housing units 214,493
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $183,600
Residents owning their homes. 78.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 50,412
Women-owned firms 32%
Asian-owned firms 16.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 15.9%
Black-owned firms 16.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,306,163
Retail sales per capita $10,440
Manufacturers shipments $4,986,616
Merchant wholesaler sales $6,615,255