Pearland, TX Population

Population: 37,640. Estimated population in July 2020: 56,790 (+50.9% change)
Males: 18,468 (49.1%), Females: 19,172 (50.9%)

Brazoria County

Zip codes: 77581, 77584.

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $64,156
Median house value: $117,700

Races in Pearland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.4%)
  • Hispanic (16.2%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Vietnamese (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (10.0%), English (10.0%), United States (7.4%), French (4.1%), Italian (3.3%).

Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 39.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pearland

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pearland city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

6.7% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,367 (+61.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pearland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pearland:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pearland:

  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 2 miles; PEARLAND, TX; Abbreviation: T79)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
  • WOLFE AIR PARK (about 7 miles; MANVEL, TX; Abbreviation: 3T2)
Amtrak stations near Pearland:

  • 8 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station
  • 16 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearland:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 13 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)

Schools

Public high school in Pearland:

  • PEARLAND H S (Students: 2,532; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pearland:

  • NINTH GRADE CENTER (Students: 997; Location: P O BOX 7; Grades: 09 – 09)
  • ROGERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 824; Location: P O BOX 7; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • RUSTIC OAK EL (Students: 778; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SILVERCREST EL (Students: 777; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PEARLAND JUNIOR HIGH SOUTH (Students: 757; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SILVERLAKE EL (Students: 742; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • H C CARLESTON EL (Students: 705; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SHADYCREST EL (Students: 693; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • C J HARRIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 682; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PEARLAND JUNIOR HIGH WEST (Students: 650; Location: 2337 N GALVESTON AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Pearland:

  • EAGLE HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 205; Location: 4201 W. BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CARDEN JACKSON SCHOOL INC (Students: 163; Location: 3801 LIBERTY DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOL DOWNTOWN (Students: 21; Location: 2121 NORTH GRAND; Grades: KG – 3)