Sugar Land, TX

88,187 Population
33.6 square miles 2,625.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Population Density
2,625.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.9%
was 45.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
39.2%
was 31.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
22.2%
was 22.8%
Ranked 54th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
15.8%
was 12.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 3.5
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
5.7%
was 2.7%
Ranked 11th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$108,504
was $98,985
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.8
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.1
was 1.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
93.5
was 129.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,655.2
was 1,932.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,140
was 28,830
Ranked 45th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,683
was $1,462
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
920
was 395
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,690
was 27,493
 
Homeownership Rate
80.9%
was 81.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
162
was 395
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
897.3
was 858.2
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.9%
was 20.6%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
758
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.0
Ranked 14th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
31.9
was 14.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.0
was 4.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.0%
was 90.9%
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.8%
was 98.2%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.3%
was 93.9%
Ranked 12th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
59.4%
was 54.0%
Ranked 4th Highest in TX

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