8.1% Poverty Rate in Fort Bend County, Texas

Poverty Rate in Fort Bend County, Texas

How does the Poverty Rate in Fort Bend County, Texas compare to other counties in Texas?

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Fort Bend County, Texas born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

7.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fort Bend County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 7.7%.

9.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fort Bend County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Fort Bend County, Texas born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Fort Bend County, Texas have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 509,291 residents of Fort Bend County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 39,095 (7.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 17,864 (9.1%) of 196,353 residents of Fort Bend County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Fort Bend County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in Fort Bend County is 8.1%.
Fort Bend County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arcola 23.4%

2,697

Fifth Street 52.1%

2,311

Four Corners 13.6%

13,178

Fresno 11.7%

24,363

Fulshear 2.5%

6,197

Greatwood 2.3%

12,426

Meadows Place 4.6%

4,679

Needville 7.7%

2,978

New Territory 2.8%

15,699

Pecan Grove 5.1%

15,722

Pleak 28.0%

1,395

Richmond 21.6%

10,857

Rosenberg 16.2%

35,626

Sienna Plantation 8.1%

16,310

Sugar Land 6.0%

86,387

Weston Lakes 3.6%

3,241

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2018 Texas Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Texas in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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