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Greatwood is in Fort Bend County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of Greatwood is 29.553N. The longitude is -95.675W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,640.
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18% of Greatwood residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greatwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greatwood was $45,609, compared with $21,587 nationally.
62% of Greatwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greatwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,918.
Fort Bend County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greatwood political report.
The average commute time for Greatwood workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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