Fort Bend County, Texas 

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Population

711,421

+31.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$86,407

Median Home Price

$255,600

United States / Texas / No Metro Area / Fort Bend County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Fort Bend County, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Fort Bend County, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Fort Bend, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting

What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Fort Bend County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Sugar Land, Missouri City, 27 total
Zip Codes: 77494, 77479, 77459, 77498, 77407, 77469, 77406, 77471, 77477, 77489, 21 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Bend County is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Bend County jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Bend County's cost of living is 8.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Bend County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Fort Bend county flipped Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Bend County's population is 711,421 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 31.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Bend County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

SCHOOLS
Fort Bend County public schools spend $9,374 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Fort Bend County. More Education



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Housing Market in Fort Bend

It's a good time to buy in Fort Bend. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fort Bend is .

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ZIP CODES IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS
77494, 77479, 77459, 77498, 77407, 77469, 77406, 77471, 77477, 77489, 21 total

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