Fort Bend County also followed nationwide 2020 U.S. Census trends. (Community Impact Staff)
Fort Bend County had the highest proportion of Asian residents in Texas, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. The population of residents identifying as Asian alone increased by 83.7% in the past 10 years according to the census, making up 22.2% of 2020 residents.
The county’s census data otherwise reflected national trends, including a decrease in residents identifying as only white and increases in other groups. The total population of Fort Bend County increased by 40.6%.
Neighboring Harris County placed sixth in the state for residents identifying as Asian alone. Fort Bend County also had the 10th highest increase in residents identifying as American Indian/Alaskan Native alone, with a 98.7% increase.
The county placed seventh in the state for increases in its Not Hispanic or Latino population, with a 39.8% increase.