Fort Bend County was ranked the richest county in Texas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the most affluent regions in all 50 states.

Fort Bend recorded a median household income of $93,645 annually, based on 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data. That compares to a statewide median household income of $57,051 per year, according to the analysis.

Fort Bend’s poverty rate was pegged at 8.1 percent, and its October 2018 jobless rate stood at 3.6 percent.

Each state’s richest jurisdiction has a median annual household income that outpaces the national average of $57,652, according to Wall St. 24/7. And in 43 states, the richest counties were located in metropolitan areas with high concentrations of well-paying jobs, the analysis concluded.

The percentage of those with bachelor’s degrees in the richest counties was higher than that of the state as a whole in 46 states, according to the study. The four exceptions involved the wealthiest counties in North Dakota, Wyoming, Nevada and Montana – all resource-rich regions.

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Wealthiest Counties by State

StateCounty With Highest GDP Growth% GrowthCounty GDP AmountFastest Growing Industry
AlabamaLee28.1%$6 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
AlaskaAleutians East Borough48.0%$164.3 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
ArizonaYavapai12.7%$5.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
ArkansasVan Buren100.6%$768.3 millionConstruction
CaliforniaSanta Clara30.4%$254.9 billionInformation
ColoradoDolores80.0%$65.8 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
ConnecticutHartford0.2%$74.9 billionProfessional, scientific and management
DelawareSussex43.8%$13.9 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
FloridaWalton53.0%$2.5 billionProfessional, scientific and management
GeorgiaTelfair54.1%$351.4 millionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
HawaiiKauai9.9%$3.7 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
IdahoPayette31.0%$788 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
IllinoisHamilton47.5%$220.6 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
IndianaLawrence36.6%$1.3 billionRetail trade
IowaLyon46.7%$926 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
KansasMeade28.2%$236.4 millionConstruction
KentuckyLivingston51.9%$385.5 millionRetail trade
LouisianaCameron Parish110.6%$1 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
MainePiscataquis 9.7%$426.7 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
MarylandWashington26.8%$7.3 billionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
MassachusettsNantucket35.9%$1.1 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
MichiganMackinac87.7%$629 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
MinnesotaCarver18.5%$4.8 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
MississippiKemper47.8%$421 millionManufacturing
MissouriPutnam52.7%$273.6 millionProfessional, scientific and management
MontanaGolden Valley82.0%$41.5 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
NebraskaMcPherson48.8%$22.3 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
NevadaClark12.7%$97.2 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
New HampshireRockingham8.8%$18.4 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
New JerseySomerset29.6%$37.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
New MexicoEddy52.7%$6.7 billionRetail trade
New YorkSteuben24.0%$4.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
North CarolinaAlleghany92.1%$411.5 millionRetail trade
North DakotaMcKenzie47.7%$2 billionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
OhioHarrison129.5%$732.2 millionManufacturing
OklahomaWashington106.3%$5.5 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
OregonWheeler67.7%$38.8 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
PennsylvaniaWarren42.3%$2 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
Rhode IslandWashington12.2%$5.7 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
South CarolinaLaurens142.8%$3.4 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
South DakotaAurora41.2%$148.7 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
TennesseeLake79.6%$200.5 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
TexasRoberts219.6%$69 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
UtahBeaver39.7%$423.5 millionRetail trade
VermontLamoille16.1%$1.2 billionRetail trade
VirginiaWarren51.8%$1.6 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
WashingtonWhatcom35.7%$11.9 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
West VirginiaDoddridge134.8%$262.3 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
WisconsinForest20.9%$346.9 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
WyomingLincoln24.5%$1 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

Source: Wall St. 24/7