Sugar Land, Texas 

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+14.2% since 2020

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2.1 / 8.2

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Best Places to Live in Sugar Land, Texas

Sugar Land, Texas is an affluent suburban city located in the Greater Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area. With its picturesque parks and trails, lively entertainment venues, and endless shopping and dining options, visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities in this charming city. From its wave pool to its local breweries, Sugar Land has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to explore downtown attractions or take advantage of natural areas, this diverse city offers something for every type of traveler! Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast.
State: Texas
County: Fort Bend County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
City: Sugar Land
Zip Codes: 77479 77498 77478
Cost of Living: 13.3% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

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Sugar Land, Tx Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Diverse economy
Cost of living
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting

What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


The unemployment rate in Sugar Land is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sugar Land jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Sugar Land's cost of living is 13.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sugar Land's Cost of Living

April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Sugar Land, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Fort Bend county remained strongly Democratic, 54.6% to 44.0%. More Voting Stats

Sugar Land's population is 117,875 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 14.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 30.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Sugar Land is Real Estate: $362,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

Sugar Land public schools spend $8,187 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Sugar Land. More Education

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Housing Market in Sugar Land

It's a good time to buy in Sugar Land. Home Appreciation is up 13.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sugar Land is $362,000.
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Reviews for Sugar Land   24 Reviews
Whatever - 10/9/2017
Trust me, Houston and its crime has caught up with Sugar Land in the past 10 years. I've been here for over 25 years, and when we came here there was hardly any mention... Read More

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Perfect Place For A Budding Scientist (years ago) - 3/2/2017
I'd like to start by saying I hope that some of the situations in some of the other posts are isolated incidents. Also, I am qualifying this post with: I haven't been a... Read More

Growing City with High Quality of Life - 12/5/2012
Since we moved to Sugar land 15 years ago it has grown tremendously. The quality of life has improved, with more places to go and things to do in the area. Property... Read More

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