Sugar Land is a vibrant and diverse suburban community located in the southwestern part of Houston, Texas.

Welcome to Sugarland

Sugar Land is a vibrant and diverse suburban community located in the southwestern part of Houston, Texas. Renowned for its strong sense of community, top-rated schools, and a wide range of amenities, Sugar Land offers a high quality of life for its residents.


One of the key attractions of Sugar Land is its exceptional educational opportunities. The neighborhood is served by the highly regarded Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD), known for its academic excellence and comprehensive extracurricular programs. Sugar Land is home to several top-rated public schools, providing students with a strong foundation for their education.


Sugar Land boasts a variety of housing options to suit different lifestyles and preferences. The neighborhood features well-maintained residential areas with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments. Many communities within Sugar Land offer amenities such as parks, pools, and walking trails, fostering a family-friendly environment.


Residents of Sugar Land enjoy access to a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is home to the expansive Sugar Land Town Square, a vibrant outdoor shopping and entertainment destination. Here, residents can find an array of retail stores, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues, creating a lively atmosphere for leisure and socializing.


Nature lovers will appreciate the abundant green spaces in Sugar Land. The neighborhood is home to numerous parks, including Cullinan Park and Brazos River Park, offering opportunities for outdoor activities such as picnicking, jogging, and sports. The scenic Brazos River runs through the area, providing beautiful views and additional recreational options.


Sugar Land's location provides convenient access to major highways, including the Southwest Freeway (Interstate 69), making it easy to commute to other parts of Houston and beyond. The neighborhood's proximity to the Energy Corridor and various corporate campuses makes it a desirable location for professionals working in those areas.


The sense of community is strong in Sugar Land, with numerous community events and festivals held throughout the year. Residents can participate in local activities, such as concerts, farmers' markets, and holiday celebrations, fostering a close-knit atmosphere and promoting community engagement.


Safety and security are priorities in Sugar Land, as the neighborhood maintains its own police department, ensuring the well-being and peace of mind of its residents.


In summary, Sugar Land offers a diverse and thriving community with excellent schools, a wide range of amenities, and a strong sense of community. With its diverse housing options, access to shopping and dining, recreational opportunities, convenient location, and focus on education and safety, Sugar Land continues to attract individuals and families seeking a comfortable and enriching lifestyle in the Houston area.

Overview for Sugarland, TX

23,276 people live in Sugarland, where the median age is 47.6 and the average individual income is $54,880. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

47.6 years

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Around Sugarland, TX

There's plenty to do around Sugarland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Truffle Express, Zelie Beans Coffee, and CrossFit Doulos.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.27 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.62 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sugarland, TX

Sugarland has 8,777 households, with an average household size of 2.64. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sugarland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,276 people call Sugarland home. The population density is 2,322.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.48 / 50.52%

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Schools in Sugarland, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Sugarland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
K - 5th
Logos Preparatory School
K - 12th
No rating available
Fort Bend Christian Academy Elementary School
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PreK - 5th
Fort Bend Christian Academy High School
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Harmony Science Academy-Sugar Land
K - 5th
Harmony School Of Excellence - Sugar Land
6th - 8th
Barrington Place Elementary
PreK - 5th
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