Sugar Land, TX

Sugar Land Overview

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Sugar Land, located in eastern Fort Bend County, is approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. It was founded as a sugar plantation in the mid-1800s and incorporated in 1959.

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: 42.85 square miles or 27,424.23 acres
Land area in extraterritorial jurisdiction (2017)
13.26 square miles or 8,484.82 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 2018 Population*: 117,869
Form of Government: Council / Manager
Property Tax Base: $12.98 billion
2017-2018 Fiscal Year Annual Budget: $228.7 million
2017-2018 Property Tax Rate: 31.762 cents
Total Dwelling Units**: 39,740
Average Residential Value: $379,530
Developed Land-Use Mix:
Residential: 75.59%
Commercial: 14.61%
Industrial: 9.80%
Bond Ratings:
Standard & Poor's: AAA
Fitch Ratings: AAA
City Employees: 804.5
Professional Firefighters: 124
Sworn Police Officers: 172

* 2018 In-City Population Estimate
** Based on 2017 Land Use Inventory

(Information Source - City of Sugar Land)

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