Sugar Land, TX Population

Population: 63,328. Estimated population in July 2020: 75,754 (+19.6% change)
Males: 30,983 (48.9%), Females: 32,345 (51.1%)

Fort Bend County

Zip codes: 77478, 77479.

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $81,767
Median house value: $158,000

Races in Sugar Land:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.8%)
  • Chinese (10.1%)
  • Hispanic (8.0%)
  • Asian Indian (6.8%)
  • Black (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Other Asian (2.3%)
  • Vietnamese (2.0%)
  • Filipino (1.9%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (14.7%), English (11.0%), Irish (9.3%), United States (5.3%), French (3.5%), Italian (3.1%).

Land area: 24.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sugar Land

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 53.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sugar Land city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

23.6% Foreign born (17.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +18,486 (+41.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sugar Land:

  • METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL (16655 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sugar Land:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sugar Land:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 25 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 32 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sugar Land:

  • SUGAR LAND RGNL (about 3 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: SGR)
  • LANE AIRPARK (about 12 miles; ROSENBERG, TX; Abbreviation: T54)
  • HOUSTON-SOUTHWEST (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: AXH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sugar Land:

  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)

Schools

Public high schools in Sugar Land:

  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN H S (Students: 2,695; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KEMPNER H S (Students: 2,489; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DULLES H S (Students: 2,387; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CLEMENTS H S (Students: 2,374; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE BUSH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,146; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAWRENCE E ELKINS H S (Students: 2,124; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HIGHTOWER H S (Students: 2,049; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILLOWRIDGE H S (Students: 1,771; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PROGRESSIVE H S (Students: 1; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Sugar Land:

  • FORT BEND BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 924; Location: 222 FIFTH STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Sugar Land:

  • HODGES BEND MIDDLE (Students: 1,775; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE OLYMPIA MIDDLE (Students: 1,655; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DULLES MIDDLE (Students: 1,544; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SUGAR LAND MIDDLE (Students: 1,516; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MACARIO GARCIA MIDDLE (Students: 1,455; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHRISTA MCAULIFFE MIDDLE (Students: 1,358; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MISSOURI CITY MIDDLE (Students: 1,169; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SARTARTIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,168; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FIRST COLONY MIDDLE (Students: 1,141; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • QUAIL VALLEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,106; Location: 16431 LEXINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Sugar Land:

  • ST LAURENCE THE MARTYR (Students: 629; Location: 2630 AUSTIN PKY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HONOR ROLL SCHOOL II (Students: 598; Location: 2808 ALCORN OAKS DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • 1ST UNITED METHD CH SCH LITTLE (Students: 295; Location: 431 ELDRIDGE RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 800 BROOKS ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • KINGSBRIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 138; Location: 8727 GAINES RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • RIVERBEND MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 4225 ELLEINS; Grades: PK – 3)