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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County is a county located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. In 2000 its population was 354,452; in 2007, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated its population to have reached 509,822, a 43% growth rate in seven years from the last U.S. Census. Since the 1970s Fort Bend County has been one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. It is named for a blockhouse positioned in a bend of the Brazos River, which was the center of life in the future county in early days. Its county seat is Richmond, while its largest city is Sugar Land. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Texas State$105,366 Average House Value (as of 2000)
332,962 Population (as of 2000)$55,330 Average House Income (as of 2000)
516,895 Population (current)762.1 Square Miles of Land
2.5 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)7.5 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
6,801 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$745,173,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
88,405 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$3,031,421,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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