Sugar Land, TX
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Sugar Land is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 88,485 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Land is the 42nd largest community in Texas.

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

Sugar Land is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sugar Land is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugar Land who work in management occupations (17.75%), sales jobs (13.29%), and office and administrative support (11.08%).

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

Because of many things, Sugar Land is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sugar Land a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sugar Land has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sugar Land’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Sugar Land is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sugar Land, the average commute to work is 31.84 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Sugar Land. 58.79% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sugar Land in 2010 was $51,204, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,816 for a family of four.

Sugar Land is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sugar Land home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sugar Land residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Land include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

In addition, Sugar Land has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.09%).

The most common language spoken in Sugar Land is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.