Pearland, TX

117,367 Population
46.1 square miles 2,546.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Population Density
2,546.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.4%
was 54.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.3%
was 17.0%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
26.7%
was 28.3%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 10.4%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 3.5
Ranked 11th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
4.4%
Ranked 6th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$96,954
was $95,464
Ranked 7th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
35.2
35.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.9
was 1.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
153.5
was 154.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,040.2
was 1,963.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
41,537
was 36,087
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,238
was $997
Ranked 12th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
955
was 1,318
 
Occupied Housing Units
38,606
was 35,067
 
Homeownership Rate
77.5%
was 76.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
955
was 948
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
896.5
was 783.0
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.3%
was 10.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 370
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 2.9
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
26.5
was 37.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
9.3
was 13.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 97.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.6%
Ranked 9th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 95.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.2%
was 93.6%
Ranked 9th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.3%
was 46.0%
Ranked 10th Highest in TX

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