Real Estate Market Update for Fort Bend County, TX
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 13% from one year earlier, and down 13% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 370-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 11%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 270-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 7% year-over-year, and increased 10% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Fort Bend County, TX
Area Information for Fort Bend County, TX
  • Population: 641,367
  • Median Age: 34.41 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 30.61 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6.25%
  • Population Density: 744/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 80.95%
  • Closest Airport: William P Hobby
  • Closest College: Rice University
  • Closest Jr. College: Remington College-houston
  • Median Household Income: $81,693
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 18.65%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.22 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $212,564
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Texans
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 27%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Fort Bend County, TX
Median Age: 34.41 Married: 36% Number of Households: 212,882 Households with Children: 103,470
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Fort Bend County, TX

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Manford Williams Elementary School 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 3
      William Velasquez 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Irma Dru Hutchison Elementary School 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      George J High School 3.3 mi Public 7-8 3 4
      George Ranch High School 3.3 mi Public 9-12 4 5
      Reading J High School 3.3 mi Public 7-8 4-5 5
      Susanna Dickinson Elementary School 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      J J Wessendorff Middle School 3.7 mi Public 6-6 3 3
      Meyer Elementary School 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Calvary Episcopal School 4.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Jane Long Elementary School 4.5 mi Public K-5 2-5 2
      Taylor Ray Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Travis Elementary School 4.7 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Bess Campbell Elementary School 4.7 mi Public K-5 5 5
      T L Pink Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Brazos Bend Elementary School 5.7 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Sartartia Middle School 6.0 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Cornerstone Elementary School 6.6 mi Public K-5 5 3
      Fort Settlement Middle School 6.8 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Stephen F Austin Elementary School 6.9 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Walker Station Elementary School 7.0 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Riverbend Montessori School 7.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Clements High School 7.2 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Colony Meadows Elementary School 7.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Commonwealth Elementary School 7.6 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Pecan Grove Elementary School 8.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 0
      Oakland Elementary School 8.4 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Frost Elementary School 8.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      St Laurence Catholic School 8.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Briscoe J High School 8.6 mi Public 7-8 4-5 3
      Macario Garcia Middle School 8.6 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Colony Bend Elementary School 8.7 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      First Colony Middle School 8.7 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      The Walden School 8.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Faith Lutheran School 8.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-1 0 4
      Henry Wertheimer Middle School 8.7 mi Public 6-6 5 5
      Stephen F Austin High School 9.0 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Settlers Way Elementary School 9.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      Oyster Creek Elementary School 9.7 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Highlands Elementary School 9.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      St Theresa Catholic School 9.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Austin Parkway Elementary School 9.8 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Sugar Mill Elementary School 10.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Kempner High School 10.4 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Lexington Creek Elementary School 10.4 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Fellowship Christian Academy 10.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 4
      Fort Bend Christian Academy 10.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Southminster School 10.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Rita Drabek Elementary School 10.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Jan Schiff Elementary School 10.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Quail Valley Middle School 11.0 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Needville Middle School 11.0 mi Public 5-6 4 0
      Needville J High School 11.0 mi Public 7-8 4 4
      New Millennium Montessori School 11.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 4
      David Crockett Middle School 11.4 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Dulles Elementary School 11.4 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Sugar Creek Montessori School 11.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 4
      Palmer Elementary School 11.6 mi Public K-5 3 5
      God's Rainbow Christian Academy 11.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 4
      Billy Baines Middle School 11.9 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Harmony School Of Science - Housto 12.0 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Barrington Place Elementary School 12.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Scanlan Oaks Elementary School 12.3 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Juan Seguin Elementary School 12.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Townewest Elementary School 12.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      H F Mcneill Elementary School 12.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Darul Arqam School Southwest 12.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Meadows Elementary School 12.5 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Willowridge Daycare 12.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-1 0 4
      Joe Hubenak Elementary School 12.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Sugar Grove Christian School 12.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Harmony Science Academy - West Houston 13.0 mi Public K-8 4-5 4
      Arrow Academy - Liberation Academy 13.1 mi Public K-5 0 4
      Sienna Crossing Elementary School 13.3 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Bonnie Holland Elementary School 13.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      Ridge Point High School 13.5 mi Public 9-12 4 5
      Roosevelt Alexander Elementary School 13.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Seven Lakes J High School 13.9 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Good News Christian Academy & Development Center 13.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Seven Lakes High School 13.9 mi Public 9-12 4-5 5
      Griffin Elementary School 14.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      Beckendorff J High School 14.0 mi Public 6-8 5 5
      Stanley C Stanley Elementary School 14.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Excel Adventist Academy 14.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary School 14.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Huggins Elementary School 15.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Cinco Ranch High School 15.8 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Cinco Ranch J High School 15.8 mi Public 6-8 4-5 5
      Roberta Wright Rylander Elementary School 15.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Blue Ridge Elementary School 16.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2-5 4
      Woodcreek J High School 16.2 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Edna Mae Fielder Elementary School 16.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      Christa Mcauliffe Middle School 16.5 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Ray And Jamie Wolman Elementary School 18.1 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Yes Prep - Southwest 18.4 mi Public 6-12 4-5 4
      Ursula Stephens El 19.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Woodcreek Elementary School 19.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Katy High School 19.4 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Fred And Patti Shafer Elementary School 6,570.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Tom Wilson Elementary School 6,570.3 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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