Sugar Land, Texas Population 2020

118,702

Sugar Land is a city located in Fort Bend County, Texas. With a 2020 population of 118,702, it is the 34th largest city in Texas and the 244th largest city in the United States. Sugar Land is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 50.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,817 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Sugar Land has a population density of 2,932 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sugar Land is $158,148 with a poverty rate of 4.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,719 per month, and the median house value is $309,000. The median age in Sugar Land is 41.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Sugar Land Tx Demographics

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

  • White: 53.18%
  • Asian: 36.41%
  • Black or African American: 6.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Sugar Land, Texas is 118,702, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 118,600. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 78,817.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,180,76291,6891.28%
20197,089,07391,6891.29%
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 Percentage
White62,84553.18%
Asian43,03436.41%
Black or African American7,6476.47%
Two or More Races2,6452.24%
Some Other Race1,7701.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2330.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%

Sugar Land Tx Population Pyramid 2020

Sugar Land Tx Median Age

41.4


Total

40.5


Male

42.3


Female

Sugar Land Tx Adults

There are 89,733 adults, (17,100 of whom are seniors) in Sugar Land Tx.

Sugar Land Tx Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sugar Land Tx Sex Ratio

Female

59,773

50.58%

Male

58,409

49.42%

Sugar Land Tx Households and Families

Sugar Land Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sugar Land Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All83.1%16.9%
Male81.7%18.3%
Female68.1%31.9%
Non Family65.3%34.7%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,3733.0783.1
Married27,8053.4889.1
Non Family6,9381.1665.3
Female2,8033.6368.1
Male8273.2581.7

3.45

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sugar Land Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7273.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,2752.81%
High School Graduate9,95012.29%
Some College12,23115.11%
Associates Degree4,8756.02%
Bachelors Degree28,32335.00%
Graduate Degree20,54925.39%

Sugar Land Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,81536,01622,475
Asian29,47226,43319,643
Hispanic8,3387,6893,559
Black4,9414,6602,610
Multiple Races1,3361,119650
Other Race1,2711,162443
Native American20313628
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,846$84,211$51,112
Less Than High School$30,526$32,457$22,169
High School Grad$31,367$38,779$23,657
Some College$46,837$55,973$39,256
Bachelors Degree$69,753$97,098$53,262
Graduate Degree$100,644$122,260$70,271

$63,846

Average Earnings

$84,211

Average Male

$51,112

Average Female

Sugar Land Tx Language

Sugar Land Tx Language by Age

Sugar Land Tx Language

56.36% of Sugar Land Tx residents speak only English, while 43.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.24% of the population.

Sugar Land Tx Poverty

Sugar Land Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian43,0332,3545.47%
White51,5262,2554.38%
Hispanic13,1368116.17%
Black7,5673104.10%
Multiple2,6452599.79%
Other1,74918910.81%
Native233146.01%

4.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.25%

Male Poverty Rate

5.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sugar Land Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land Tx is Other, with 10.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sugar Land Tx is Black, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.74%.

Name Poverty
High School9.10%
Less Than High School6.97%
Some College3.77%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.10%
Male Unemployed9.67%
Female Employed3.14%
Male Employed2.07%

Sugar Land Tx Income

Sugar Land Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$122,233$158,148
Families$134,476$171,498
Married Families$146,592-
Non Families$60,570$93,833

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

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 35-44.

Sugar Land Tx Marital Status by Race

Sugar Land Tx Veterans

3,908

Number of Veterans

3,611

Male Veterans

297

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,501
First Gulf War851
Second Gulf War571
Korea230
World War II222
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9176.02%
Hispanic4955.38%
Black4608.12%
Asian4221.29%
2 or More493.49%
Indian4622.66%
Other141.07%

$Sugar Land Tx Veterans by Education

3.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sugar Land Tx Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

40.68%

Born in Texas

65.55%

Native Born

34.45%

Foreign Born

12.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

65.55% of Sugar Land Tx residents were born in the United States, with 40.68% having been born in Texas. 12.36% 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
2020118,702510.04%
2019118,651510.04%
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%