Pearland, Texas Population 2020

129,147

Pearland is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 129,147, it is the 28th largest city in Texas and the 218th largest city in the United States. Pearland is currently growing at a rate of 2.78% annually and its population has increased by 41.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,252 in 2010. Spanning over 48 miles, Pearland has a population density of 2,682 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearland is $121,694 with a poverty rate of 3.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,357 per month, and the median house value is $224,600. The median age in Pearland is 35.3 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Pearland Demographics

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

  • White: 62.22%
  • Black or African American: 17.84%
  • Asian: 13.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Other race: 2.69%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearland, Texas is 129,147, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 122,149.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 91,252.

Pearland, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73,33962.22%
Black or African American21,02417.84%
Asian16,05613.62%
Two or More Races3,5803.04%
Some Other Race3,1682.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native7000.59%

Pearland Population Pyramid 2020

Pearland Median Age

35.3


Total

34.5


Male

36.3


Female

Pearland Adults

There are 85,521 adults, (12,625 of whom are seniors) in Pearland.

Pearland Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearland Sex Ratio

Female

60,432

51.27%

Male

57,435

48.73%

Pearland Households and Families

Pearland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pearland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All75.9%24.1%
Male68.5%31.5%
Female64.1%35.9%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,5272.9775.9
Married25,8583.5787.1
Non Family9,3941.2349.7
Female3,0173.1864.1
Male1,2583.1668.5

3.47

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pearland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7392.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,4653.21%
High School Graduate12,28116.00%
Some College17,73323.10%
Associates Degree7,1029.25%
Bachelors Degree21,54328.07%
Graduate Degree13,89118.10%

Pearland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,37335,41715,747
Hispanic14,18512,3394,488
Black13,91513,5797,065
Asian10,8489,8577,477
Other Race2,0241,565280
Multiple Races1,5331,440799
Native American47335521

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,857$68,275$52,137
Less Than High School$28,145$31,610$14,272
High School Grad$41,166$52,892$28,886
Some College$55,543$65,052$42,318
Bachelors Degree$63,989$80,918$55,991
Graduate Degree$89,910$102,065$81,356

$59,857

Average Earnings

$68,275

Average Male

$52,137

Average Female

Pearland Language

Pearland Language by Age

Pearland Language

71.04% of Pearland residents speak only English, while 28.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.79% of the population.

Pearland Poverty

Pearland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,4101,9103.72%
Hispanic25,7911,3265.14%
Black20,8878213.93%
Asian16,0443101.93%
Other3,1683059.63%
Multiple3,580491.37%
Native700152.14%

3.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.69%

Male Poverty Rate

3.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearland is Other, with 9.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearland is Multiple, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.57%.

Name Poverty
High School5.80%
Some College3.83%
Less Than High School3.60%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.32%
Male Unemployed12.94%
Male Employed1.88%
Female Employed1.51%

Pearland Income

Pearland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$102,891$121,694
Families$115,453$135,645
Married Families$122,314-
Non Families$58,116$73,369

Pearland Marital Status

Pearland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearland Married by Age and Sex

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

Pearland Veterans

6,132

Number of Veterans

5,522

Male Veterans

610

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,183
Vietnam1,724
Second Gulf War1,481
Korea329
World War II57
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,392
65 to 741,318
18 to 34829
75+806
55 to 64787
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3398.07%
Black1,1837.84%
Hispanic1,0316.01%
2 or More31115.94%
Asian1671.42%
Other1325.49%

$Pearland Veterans by Education

3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearland Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pearland 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

56.43%

Born in Texas

83.04%

Native Born

16.96%

Foreign Born

5.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.04% of Pearland residents were born in the United States, with 56.43% having been born in Texas. 5.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020129,1473,4992.78%
2019125,6483,4992.86%
2018122,1492,3181.93%
2017119,8313,4993.01%
2016116,3324,7794.28%
2015111,5535,3615.05%
2014106,1923,2373.14%
2013102,9553,5943.62%
201299,3613,0503.17%
201196,3112,2282.37%
201094,08356,4439.59%
200037,64018,9437.25%
199018,6975,4493.51%
198013,2486,8047.47%
19706,4444,94415.69%
19601,5000.00%