Population: 79,647

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 70%
Single 30%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Sugar Land has a very low population density. Sugar Land is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,307 Sugar Land
27,441 New York

City Info

Sugar Land, TX is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Sugar Land has a population density of 3,307, with 79,647 current residents.

Out of the 79,647 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 70% of the residents are married and 30% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 57% Sun
  • 47% Rain
  • 0% Snow


68°F average temperature

  • 19 years Median home age
  • $239,980 Median home price
  • 2.39% Home appreciation rate
  • 24.03% Annual property tax
  • 83.1%
    Homes owned
  • 15.7%
    Homes rented
  • 1.2%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Sugar Land, the air quality is 26% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 47% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 68°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Sugar Land, you should know that 83.1% of homes are owned while 15.7% of homes are rented, and 1.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $239,980, the median age of homes is 19 years, the annual home appreciation is 2.39% and the annual property tax is 24.03%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Sugar Land, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Sugar Land’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Sugar Land is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 48.50% Democratic, 50.89% Republican, and 0.62% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 93%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 34%
    Bachelors degree
  • 19%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Sugar Land, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.10% of residents are unemployed in Sugar Land (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Sugar Land residents: 24.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 32.00% are in the arts and sciences field, 7.4% are in the customer service field, 27.1% are in the sales field, 0.16% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 5.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 93.19%, 6.29% of residents have an associate’s degree, 34.29% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 19.31% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Sugar Land, you should be aware that the average commute time is 33 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Sugar Land have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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