Sugar Land, Texas Population 2019

Sugar Land, Texas's estimated population is 118,600 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Sugar Land, Texas is the 32nd largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3420.45 people/mi² (1320.64 people/km²).

The overall median age is 41.6 years, 40.6 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.99 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Sugar Land, Texas is $108,994, while the mean household income is $150,713.

Sugar Land Tx Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sugar Land Tx was:

  • White: 50.07%
  • Asian: 39.07%
  • Black or African American: 6.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Sugar Land, Texas?

118,600
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018118,600-11-0.01%
2017118,611510.04%
2016118,5602560.22%
2015118,3041,4891.27%
2014116,8153,3142.92%
2013113,5012,2181.99%
2012111,2831,4251.30%
2011109,8581,4411.33%
2010108,41745,0895.52%
200063,32838,7999.95%
199024,52915,70310.76%
19808,8265,50810.28%
19703,3185161.70%
19602,8026021.22%
19402,2000.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20186,997,38491,6891.31%
20176,905,69593,4351.35%
20166,812,260135,6951.99%
20156,676,565172,9472.59%
20146,503,618172,9612.66%
20136,330,657145,7962.30%
20126,184,861128,4952.08%
20116,056,366108,9571.80%
20105,947,4090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,502
Asian33,947
Black or African American5,738
Two or More Races2,124
Some Other Race1,415
American Indian and Alaska Native160

Sugar Land Tx Population Pyramid 2019

Sugar Land Tx Median Age

41.6


Total

40.6


Male

42.6


Female

Sugar Land Tx Adults

There are 66,841 adults, (12,570 of whom are seniors) in Sugar Land Tx.

Sugar Land Tx Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sugar Land Tx Sex Ratio

Female

43,713

50.31%

Male

43,173

49.69%

Sugar Land Tx Households and Families

Sugar Land Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sugar Land Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
Male83.6%16.4%
All80.7%19.3%
Female67.2%32.8%
Non Family63.2%36.8%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,8562.9980.7
Married20,2123.4487.1
Non Family5,6711.1463.2
Female2,2293.4767.2
Male7443.4283.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sugar Land Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9073.16%
9th to 12th Grade2,0243.36%
High School Graduate7,60412.61%
Some College9,56015.85%
Associates Degree3,7656.24%
Bachelors Degree20,98034.78%
Graduate Degree14,48224.01%

Sugar Land Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,51126,69015,380
Asian22,67820,61415,242
Hispanic5,4784,7962,052
Black3,6083,4532,199
Other Race1,122987285
Multiple Races1,122920608
Native American1325534

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,295$78,940$47,262
Less Than High School$30,518$32,070$23,061
High School Grad$32,402$39,899$28,480
Some College$42,484$50,941$37,304
Bachelors Degree$65,805$86,295$50,248
Graduate Degree$94,279$114,286$70,140

$61,295

Average Earnings

$78,940

Average Male

$47,262

Average Female

Sugar Land Tx Language

Sugar Land Tx Language by Age

Sugar Land Tx Language

55.73% of Sugar Land Tx residents speak only English, while 44.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.74% of the population.

Sugar Land Tx Poverty

Sugar Land Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian33,9462,2416.60%
White36,8822,0615.59%
Hispanic8,1406267.69%
Other1,35616512.17%
Multiple2,1241577.39%
Black5,6181262.24%
Native16010.63%

6.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.05%

Male Poverty Rate

6.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sugar Land Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land Tx is Other, with 12.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land Tx is Native, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.87%.

Name Poverty
High School9.44%
Less Than High School8.71%
Some College4.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.92%
Male Unemployed15.37%
Female Employed3.52%
Male Employed2.15%

Sugar Land Tx Income

Sugar Land Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$108,994$150,713
Families$128,286$164,717
Married Families$139,750-
Non Families$60,667$90,441

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sugar Land Tx Married by Age and Sex

Sugar Land Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status by Race

Sugar Land Tx Veterans

3,054

Number of Veterans

2,744

Male Veterans

310

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,133
First Gulf War688
Second Gulf War459
Korea270
World War II239

Sugar Land Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2026.31%
Black45910.77%
Asian2731.09%
Hispanic2033.29%
2 or More433.51%
Indian4131.06%
Other363.01%

Sugar Land Tx Veterans by Education

2.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sugar Land Tx Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sugar Land Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.87%

Born in Texas

64.91%

Native Born

35.09%

Foreign Born

12.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

64.91% of Sugar Land Tx residents were born in the United States, with 39.87% having been born in Texas. 12.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.