Fort Bend County

Veranda homes will be taking root in Richmond, a short drive down the road from Sugar Land. When you make the move to Fort Bend County, you'll have endless opportunities to embrace all that this enviable area has to offer. As a thriving suburb of Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city, Fort Bend County is ideal for those who want to be near both work and play. It's been consistently ranked among the top counties in the nation and provides its residents a superior lifestyle at one of the lowest costs of living in the Houston area. 

Live, Work and Play in Fort Bend County

Did you know Fort Bend has one of the lowest cost of living indexes in the United States? Or that a number of Fortune 500 companies and small businesses are taking advantage of the county’s pro-business environment, fiscal strength and low unemployment? Take a look at a few of the reasons why people across the country are looking to Fort Bend County for their new home.

  • Ranked No. 7 of the top healthiest counties in Texas
    - The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  • Texas is ranked eighth most affordable state in the United States
    - Movoto Real Estate, 2014
  • Fastest-growing large county in 2012
    - U.S. Census Bureau, 2014
  • Ranked No. 9 among nation’s largest counties for job growth
    - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
  • Fort Bend County residents are healthiest in the Greater Houston area
    - County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, 2015
  • The county has been named one of the safest communities in America, with four of the nation’s top 20 master-planned communities and the regional leader in household income.

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