Sugar Land, Texas Population 2022

117,468
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Sugar Land is a city located in Fort Bend County Texas. With a 2020 population of 117,468, it is the 34th largest city in Texas and the 262nd largest city in the United States. Sugar Land is currently growing at a rate of 2.82% annually but its population has decreased by -0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 118,563 in 2020. Spanning over 43 miles, Sugar Land has a population density of 2,902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sugar Land is $157,923 with a poverty rate of 4.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sugar Land is 42.2 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Sugar Land Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sugar Landwas:

  • White: 47.79%
  • Asian: 38.24%
  • Black or African American: 6.95%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Other race: 1.70%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Sugar Land, Texas is 117,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 118,563.

Sugar Land, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Sugar Land Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Sugar Land Population by Race

Sugar Land Population Pyramid 2022

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Sugar Land Median Age

41.5


Total

40.5


Male

42.4


Female

Sugar Land Adults

There are 92,015 adults, (18,786 of whom are seniors) in Sugar Land.

Sugar Land Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sugar Land Sex Ratio

Female

60,427

50.97%

Male

58,136

49.03%

Sugar Land Population by Age

Sugar Land Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sugar Land Household Types

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sugar Land Households and Families

3.43

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Sugar Land Households by Type

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Sugar Land Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sugar Land Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.27%.

Sugar Land Educational Attainment by Race

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$63,670

Average Earnings

$82,861

Average Male

$50,802

Average Female

Sugar Land Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sugar Land Language by Age

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Sugar Land Language

56.83% of Sugar Land residents speak only English, while 43.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.94% of the population.

Sugar Land Language

Sugar Land Poverty by Race

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4.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

4.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sugar Land

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land is Native, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.67%.

Sugar Land Poverty

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Sugar Land Poverty Rate by Education

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Sugar Land Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sugar Land Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sugar Land Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sugar Land Married by Age and Sex

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Sugar Land 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 35-44.

Sugar Land Marital Status by Race

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Sugar Land Marital Status

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3,766

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sugar Land Veterans by War

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Sugar Land Veterans by Age

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Sugar Land Veterans by Race

Sugar Land Veterans by Education

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0.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sugar Land Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sugar Land Employment by Age

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Sugar Land Employment by Race

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Sugar Land 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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42.50%

Born in Sugar Land

64.93%

Native Born

35.07%

Foreign Born

11.89%

Non Citizen

23.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.93% of Sugar Land residents were born in the United States, with 42.50% having been born in Texas. 11.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sugar Land Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sugar Land Population by Year