Fresno is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States. The population was 19,069 at the 2010 census, up from 6,603 at the 2000 census.
Fresno is located in eastern Fort Bend County at 29°31′36″N 95°27′35″W / 29.52667°N 95.45972°W / 29.52667; -95.45972 (29.526728, -95.459849). The eastern edge of Fresno is the Brazoria County line. Downtown Houston is 17 miles (27 km) to the north, the center of Missouri City is 11 miles (18 km) to the northwest, the center of Pearland is 11 miles (18 km) to the east, and Manvel is 9 miles (14 km) to the southeast.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Fresno CDP has a total area of 9.3 square miles (24.1 km), of which 9.2 square miles (23.8 km) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km), or 1.35%, is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 19,069 people living in the area. The racial composition of Fresno, Texas was:
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,603 people, 1,881 households, and 1,600 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 734.8 people per square mile (283.6/km²). There were 2,002 housing units at an average density of 222.8/sq mi (86.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 44.36% White, 26.55% African American, 0.41% Native American, 1.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 25.23% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 49.89% of the population.
There were 1,881 households out of which 54.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.51 and the average family size was 3.83.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 36.1% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 4.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,290, and the median income for a family was $48,824. Males had a median income of $32,606 versus $30,527 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,340. About 10.9% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.
The Fresno area is patrolled by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. The Teal Bend subdivision is also patrolled by contract deputies of the Precinct 1 Constable’s Office. The Fresno Volunteer Fire Department provides fire protection. Fort Bend EMS provides emergency medical services to the area.