Pearland, Texas Population 2021

124,532
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Pearland is a city located in Brazoria County Texas. With a 2020 population of 124,532, it is the 30th largest city in Texas and the 227th largest city in the United States . Pearland is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 36.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,252 in 2010. Pearland reached it's highest population of 124,532 in 2021. Spanning over 48 miles, Pearland has a population density of 2,586 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearland is $121,724 with a poverty rate of 3.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,413 per month, and the median house value is $244,800. The median age in Pearland is 35 years, 34.1 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Pearland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pearland was:

  • White: 61.71%
  • Black or African American: 17.93%
  • Asian: 14.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Other race: 2.48%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearland, Texas is 124,532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 121,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 91,252.

Pearland, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,33661.71%
Black or African American21,88917.93%
Asian17,51714.35%
Two or More Races3,1692.60%
Some Other Race3,0222.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1450.94%
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Pearland Population by Race

Pearland Population Pyramid $2021

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Pearland Median Age

35


Total

34.1


Male

36.3


Female

Pearland Adults

There are 88,286 adults, (13,214 of whom are seniors) in Pearland.

Pearland Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearland Sex Ratio

Female

61,852

50.67%

Male

60,226

49.33%

Pearland Population by Age

Pearland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male77.8%22.2%
All75.9%24.1%
Female65.4%34.6%
Non Family48.9%51.1%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,5072.9375.9
Married26,6533.5787.9
Non Family10,6881.2248.9
Female3,0833.2565.4
Male1,0833.0177.8

3.46

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Pearland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7172.14%
9th to 12th Grade2,4153.02%
High School Graduate13,41716.75%
Some College17,25221.54%
Associates Degree7,5159.38%
Bachelors Degree23,42629.25%
Graduate Degree14,34517.91%
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Pearland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,14335,04015,421
Hispanic15,81914,0785,259
Black15,01914,7478,298
Asian11,85910,7598,258
Other Race2,1271,588295
2+ Races1,2371,221792
Native American76466848

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.63%.

Pearland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,421$69,016$52,998
Less Than 9th Grade$28,806$32,197$12,813
High School Graduate$43,610$61,089$27,255
Some College$55,537$64,673$40,310
Bachelors Degree$65,542$83,556$58,034
Graduate Degree$89,929$104,508$81,751

$61,421

Average Earnings

$69,016

Average Male

$52,998

Average Female

Pearland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearland Language by Age

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Pearland Language

71.60% of Pearland residents speak only English, while 28.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.97% of the population.

Pearland Language

Pearland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,0951,9803.88%
Hispanic28,2061,2034.27%
Black21,7907693.53%
Other3,0223009.93%
Asian17,5062421.38%
Multiple3,148481.52%
Native1,145211.83%

3.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

3.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearland is Other, with 9.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearland is Asian, with 1.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.99%.

Pearland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.01%
Less Than 9th Grade6.72%
Some College3.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Pearland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed10.58%
Male Unemployed10.44%
Male Employed1.78%
Female Employed1.30%

Pearland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,504$121,724
Families$119,203$136,860
Married Families$128,099-
Non Families$63,376$73,939
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Income by Household Type

Pearland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearland Married by Age and Sex

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Pearland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pearland Marital Status by Race

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Pearland Marital Status

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5,330

Number of Veterans

4,832

Male Veterans

498

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,829
Vietnam1,692
Second Gulf War1,340
Korea293
World War II58

Pearland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,739
65 to 741,289
55 to 64846
75+811
18 to 34645

Pearland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1447.60%
Hispanic9645.16%
Black7344.62%
Asian1881.47%
Other Race1475.94%
2+ Races785.05%
Native American394.42%

Pearland Veterans by Race

Pearland Veterans by Education

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3.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearland Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pearland Employment by Age

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Pearland Employment by Race

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Pearland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.20%

Born in Pearland

83.12%

Native Born

16.88%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

10.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.12% of Pearland residents were born in the United States, with 59.20% having been born in Texas. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pearland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021124,5321,0360.84%
2020123,4961,0360.85%
2019122,4601,0360.85%
2018121,4242,1121.77%
2017119,3123,3862.92%
2016115,9264,6594.19%
2015111,2675,2404.94%
2014106,0273,1953.11%
2013102,8323,5493.57%
201299,2833,0123.13%
201196,2712,2082.35%
201094,06356,4239.59%
200037,64018,9437.25%
199018,6975,4493.51%
198013,2486,8047.47%
19706,4444,94415.69%
19601,5000.00%

Pearland Population by Year