Fort Bend County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 627,293

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 45.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 45.1%

Registered Offenders

72.05% Lower than national avg.
  • 276 offenders in Fort Bend County
  • 4.40 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $279,000
  • Median Sales Price: $145,654
  • Foreclosures: 164
  • Homes For Sale: 516
  • Homes For Rent: 85

Environmental Hazards

579 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 23
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 545

Unemployment

Moderate 4.9%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

88 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 88 K-12 public schools in Fort Bend County, TX and 25 private schools. Homefacts rates Fort Bend County's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

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Crime view details

276 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Fort Bend County, TX

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$279,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$145,654 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.4%
  • Rented
    21.8%
  • Owned
    73.7%

516 Homes For Sale View All

$629,999
5426 Lake Hill Farm Way
Fulshear, TX 77441
5 Beds | 5 Baths
$257,000
19519 Keystone Falls
Richmond, TX 77407
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$365,000
8502 Chipping Rock Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77479
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$354,000
3115 Groveshire Court
Sugar Land, TX 77478
4 Beds | 3 Baths

164 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$209,000
Spur Canyon
Richmond, TX 77469
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$53,863
Willie Melton
Kendleton, TX 77451
2 Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Beard
Needville, TX 77461
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$289,915
Amherst Farms
Fulshear, TX 77441
4 Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9,268 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Fort Bend County, TX issued 9,268 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 9,268 permits, 8465 were issued for single family homes and 803 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Fort Bend County, TX issued 1,856 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,856 permits, 930 were issued for single family homes and 926 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

85 Rental Properties View All

$2,055
21702 Parsley Mist Lane
Richmond, TX 77469
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,450
807 Rosa Del Villa Court
Richmond, TX 77406
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,550
4710 Montclair Hill Lane
Fresno, TX 77545
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,775
3715 Cane Lake Drive
Richmond, TX 77406
4 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Fort Bend County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $701
  • 1 Bedroom: $797
  • 2 Bedrooms: $976
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,333
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,690

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Environmental Hazards

579 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Fort Bend County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Fort Bend County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Fort Bend County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Fort Bend County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Fort Bend County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Fort Bend County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.6 Average
    Fort Bend County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.42°
  • February 57.42°
  • March 63.62°
  • April 70.3°
  • May 77.82°
  • June 83.8°
  • July 84.73°
  • August 85.7°
  • September 80.28°
  • October 70.93°
  • November 62.85°
  • December 55.72°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Fort Bend County, TX

Earthquakes
Fort Bend County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Fort Bend County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Fort Bend County, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Fort Bend County, TX has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Fort Bend County, TX: $95,389

Unemployment

Unemployment in Fort Bend County is 4.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 26.82%
White Collar - 73.18%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

110 FCC Towers view all

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