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Population (year 2000): 63,328. Estimated population in July 2005: 75,754 (+19.6% change)
Males: 30,983 (48.9%), Females: 32,345 (51.1%)

Fort Bend County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $81,767 (year 2000)
Median house value: $158,000 (year 2000)

Sugar Land, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

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, Texas forum

Land area: 24.1 square miles

Sugar

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%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (19.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Place, TX (3.9 miles Meadows TX (3.9 miles Stafford, Territory, TX (4.4 miles New Street, TX (4.5 miles Fifth City, TX Missouri (5.3 miles TX (5.3 miles Greatwood, Corners, TX (5.7 miles Four Bend, TX (7.3 miles Mission


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 204 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1997: 195 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1998: 249 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 1999: 351 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2000: 265 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2001: 228 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2002: 271 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2003: 292 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2004: 242 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2005: 182 buildings, average cost: $192,600

Latitude: 29.60 N, Longitude: 95.61 W

Area codes: 281, 832

Sugar Land, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.9%), Retail trade (11.2%), Manufacturing (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,510 (+4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,254 (23.8%)

Crime in Sugar Land (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (7.7 per 100,000)
  • 57 robberies (88.0 per 100,000)
  • 76 assaults (117.3 per 100,000)
  • 278 burglaries (429.2 per 100,000)
  • 1,328 thefts (2050.5 per 100,000)
  • 84 auto thefts (129.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 179.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Sugar Land (2002):
  • 1 murder (1.5 per 100,000)
  • 12 rapes (18.1 per 100,000)
  • 61 robberies (92.2 per 100,000)
  • 107 assaults (161.8 per 100,000)
  • 256 burglaries (387.0 per 100,000)
  • 1,387 thefts (2096.8 per 100,000)
  • 113 auto thefts (170.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 202.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Sugar Land, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sugar Land-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Sugar Land city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Birthplace of: Ethan Kelley - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Feb 12, 1980), Aaron Coombs - College basketball player (NC Wilmington Seahawks), Antoine Hood - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons), Kendrick Davis - College basketball player (North Texas Eagles), Kenny Taylor - College basketball player (Texas Longhorns).

Main business address for: NOBLE CORP (DRILLING OIL & GAS WELLS), IMPERIAL SUGAR CO /NEW/ (SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS), SNB Bancshares Inc (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Sugar Land:
  • METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL (16655 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sugar Land:
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN FORT BEND HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • BEACON HEALTH WESTCHASE (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sugar Land:
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 25 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 32 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sugar Land:
  • SUGAR LAND RGNL (about 3 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: SGR)
  • LANE AIRPARK (about 12 miles; ROSENBERG, TX; ID: T54)
  • HOUSTON-SOUTHWEST (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: AXH)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 42 $170,520 $48,720 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 13 $48,907 $45,144 3 $2,821
Firefighters 97 $401,695 $49,694 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 108 $472,147 $52,460 0 $0
Police - Other 32 $96,548 $36,205 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $10,189 $30,567 0 $0
Streets and Highways 30 $109,923 $43,969 0 $0
Airports 18 $50,984 $33,989 0 $0
Health 4 $11,640 $34,920 1 $1,125
Solid Waste Management 2 $6,259 $37,554 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $29,061 $38,748 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $53,785 $40,338 8 $5,028
Water Supply 18 $59,348 $39,565 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 20 $66,019 $39,611 0 $0
Other Government Administration 50 $214,373 $51,449 5 $3,782
Totals for Government 463 $1,801,398 $46,688 17 $12,756
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; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 6,236)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
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)

Notable locations in Sugar Land: Riverbend Country Club (A), Market at Town Center (B).

Shopping Centers: First Colony Commons Shopping Center (1), First Colony Shopping Center (2), Williams Trace Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Sugar Land include: Eldridge Road Baptist Church (A), Eldridge Road Church of Christ (B), All Saints Episcopal Church (C), Providence Presbyterian Church (D), Redeemed Christian Church of God Jesus House (E), Christ United Methodist Church (F), First Colony Bible Chapel Church (G), First Colony Church of Christ Youth Ministry (H).

Cemetery: Cementerio San Isidro (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Alkire Lake (A), Char Lake (B), Eldridge Lake (C), Brooks Lake (D), Venetian Lake (E), Cleveland Lake (F), Horseshoe Lake (G), Horseshoe, Alkire and Eldridge Lake (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bullhead Bayou (A), Browns Bayou (B).

Parks in Sugar Land include: Edward Mercer Stadium (1), Aerodrome - Sugar Land (2), Ron Slockett Park (3), Fort Bend Independent School District Baseball Field (4), Dulles High School Practice Stadium (5), Sugar Mill Park (6).


Sugar Land compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sugar Land:
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMIC (1590 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sugar Land:
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Sugar Land:
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)

 

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