Pearland, TX

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Living in Pearland

Pearland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 125,828 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Pearland is the 38th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pearland, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pearland, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pearland’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pearland does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $104,504.00.

Pearland real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Pearland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Pearland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pearland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pearland is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearland who work in healthcare (12.55%), management occupations (11.89%), and office and administrative support (10.19%).

Also of interest is that Pearland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Pearland is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pearland really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pearland perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Pearland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Pearland are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.16% of adults in Pearland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pearland in 2018 was $42,211, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,844 for a family of four.

Pearland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pearland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pearland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pearland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pearland include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

In addition, Pearland has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.88%).

The most common language spoken in Pearland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.