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Pearland
  • Suburb of Houston, TX

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Pearland is a suburb of Houston with a population of 122,078. Pearland is in Brazoria County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Pearland offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pearland there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Pearland and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pearland are highly rated.

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About Pearland...
Population
122,078

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$244,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,413
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Pearland Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    31.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    195.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,362.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    83.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Pearland

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,504
National
$62,843

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