Sugar Land/Richmond/Rosenberg Area

Sugar Land, located in eastern Fort Bend County, is approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. Founded as a sugar plantation in the mid-1800s and incorporated in 1959, Sugar Land encompasses 2,265 acres.

A full-service municipality, Sugar Land, provides the highest quality of affordable services to meet the needs of its residents. Master-planned communities and welcoming neighborhoods enhance home values and create a sense of belonging. The community offers outstanding schools, libraries, civic organizations and other resources that make Sugar Land a great place to work, live and raise a family.  Numerous high-profile regional and international corporations have chosen Sugar Land as a corporate home, including Minute Maid, Schlumberger, Tramontina USA, Fluor Corporation, Bechtel Equipment Operations, Noble Drilling, Money Management International and Aetna. Sugar Land's aggressive economic development program has created a business-friendly environment, one that includes a variety of incentives, including a corporate aviation facility.

Sugar Land By The Numbers

  • Land area in city limits (2017)
    • Full-purpose: 36.47 square miles or 23,341.03 acres
    • Limited-purpose: 0.51 square miles or 326.34 acres
  • Land area in extraterritorial jurisdiction (2017)
    • 19.67 square miles or 12,591.22 acres
  • Census 2010 figures ranked Sugar Land the state's 49th largest city in Texas. By race, the city's breakdown is:
    • 44.4% White
    • 35.1% Asian
    • 10.6% Hispanic or Latino
    • 7.3% Black or African American
    • 2.6% Other
  • Estimated 2017 Population*: 87,733
  • Form of Government: Council / Manager
  • Property Tax Base: $12.6 billion
  • 2016-2017 Fiscal Year Annual Budget: $259.20 million
  • 2016-2017 Property Tax Rate: 31.595 cents
  • Total Dwelling Units**: 30,172
  • Average Residential Value: $319,729
  • Developed Land-Use Mix:
    • Residential: 70.66%
    • Commercial: 17.24%
    • Industrial: 12.10%
  • Bond Ratings:
    • Standard & Poor's: AAA
    • Fitch Ratings: AAA
  • City Employees: 711
  • Professional Firefighters: 115
  • Sworn Police Officers: 151
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* 2017 In-City Population Estimate
** Based on 2016 Land Use Inventory
See https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/212/Sugar-Land-Overview

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Updated Feb 23, 2018 5:48:pm. Copyright © 2018, Houston Realtors Information Service, Inc. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. The information being provided is for consumer's personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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