Get a closer look at the city of Missouri City


Since 2011, the population of Missouri City has steadily increased from 66,273 to 74,875 in 2016. The average resident is 38.6 years old and makes an annual income of $88,591. Residents pay taxes to various entities, including the city, Fort Bend ISD and Fort Bend County.
By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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Check out the 5 latest commercial permits filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City
Check out the 5 latest commercial permits filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City

The following permits have been filed in the past week in Sugar Land and Missouri City.

Kids Day Out in Missouri City is just one of several events happening this weekend, Sept. 24-26.
4 Sugar Land and Missouri City events to attend this weekend, Sept. 24-26

One event this weekend is Kids Day Out in Missouri City.

The city’s fiscal year 2021-22 tax rate was approved at the September meeting, with a 1.68% raise from fiscal year 2020-21. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact News)
Sugar Land officials approve 1 cent tax rate increase, $300M budget

The budget focused on community priorities identified in a recent resident poll, including infrastructure, drainage, sidewalks, safety and events.

Comcast will award $1 million to small businesses owned by people of color in Fort Bend and Harris counties (Courtesy Fotolia)
Comcast Rise Investment Fund to award small business grants in Harris, Fort Bend counties

Comcast will award $1 million to small businesses owned by people of color in Fort Bend and Harris counties.

Several parents of New Caney ISD students spoke at the district's Sept. 20 board meetings about recent allegations that a student brought a firearm to Porter High School's Sept. 18 homecoming dance. NCISD Superintendent Matt Calvert stressed that no gunshots were fired at the event, and that the district is investigating the allegations. (Wesley Gardner/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI Nation roundup: Round Rock ISD trustees considered for censuring; New Caney ISD addresses allegations of student with gun at campus event and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 23.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is increasing traffic patrol following in an increase in crashes and fatalities on county roads. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
16 traffic fatalities reported year to date in Fort Bend County, up from 2020

There have been more total crashes, major crashes and traffic fatalities in Fort Bend County so far in 2021 than during the same timeframe last year, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

Fort Bend ISD adopted a new, decreased tax rate and amendments to the 2021-22 budget due to the receipt of ESSER funding. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Fort Bend ISD adopts tax rate, amends budget for FY 2021-22

Fort Bend ISD adopted a new, decreased tax rate and amendments to the 2021-22 budget.

 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.

The H-GAC also helps guide transportation activities through the Transportation Policy Council, according to the council's website (Courtesy Fotolia)
Houston-Galveston Area Council celebrates 55th anniversary

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be celebrating its 55th anniversary this October.

Indian restaurant Mahesh's Kitchen opened Sept. 10 in Sugar Land Town Square. (Courtesy Kirsten Gilliam/Mahesh's Kitchen)
New 'upscale' restaurant Mahesh's Kitchen opens in Sugar Land Town Square

Owner Shubhangi Musale opened the Indian restaurant in memory of her late brother on Sept. 10.

Missouri City's population grew by 10.25% from the 2010 to the 2020 census. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Following 2020 census, Missouri City to redraw City Council district boundaries

Missouri City's population grew by 10.25% from the 2010 to the 2020 census.

The restaurants featured in this article in Sugar Land and Missouri City offer deals on kids' meals. (Photo courtesy Canva)
Check out these Kid's Eat Free options in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area

Check out these restaurants in Sugar Land and Missouri City that offer deals on kids' meals.