Demographics and Trends

 
  City of Sugar Land Fort Bend County MSA*
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2017 2000 %
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2017 2000 %
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Population 117,869** 63,329 86 762,890 354,452 115 6,896,170 4,177,646 65
Median Age 42.0 37.4   35.5 33.3   34.3 31.6  
Race (%)
White  40.0 66 -39 45.4 57 -20 57.6 61.1 -6
Asian 45.6 23.8 91 21.0 11.2 87 8.0 5.2 54
Black 7.8 5.2 50 21.4 19.8 8 17.3 17.5 -1
2 or more races 3.5 2.4 46 3.5 2.6 35 3.5 2.8 40
Households 30,351 20,515 48 245,871 110,915 121 2,383,382 1,462,665 63
Median Income $109,751 $88,639 24 $94,230 $69,781 35 $63,212 $51,212 23
Per Capital Income $50,062 $33,506 49 $40,291 $38,592 4 $32,376 $21,806 48
Educational Attainment
Bachelor's Degree (%) 33.3 34.4 -3 29.0 25.2 15 20.8 18.2 14
Master's, Profesional or Doctorate Degree 23.0 19.3 19 16.3 14.9 9 11.3 9.6 18

Source:  ESRI forecast 2017, Census 2000
* Houston, The Woodlands, Sugar Land
** Population estmate following December 2017 annexation of Greatwood and New Territory