Sugar Land employment information

IndexSugar LandTexasNational
Income per capita$45,611$26,513$28,555
Median household income$105,400$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$119,172$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$71,862$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$66,729$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$40,589$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level5.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sugar Land is 60% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sugar Land is 97% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sugar Land is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sugar Land is 67% lower than the national average.

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Sugar Land median earnings by income bracket

Sugar Land employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%2.6%
Manufacturing sector11.4%0.2%
Financial & insurance services5.0%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.3%12.0%
Public administration2.1%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%2.7%
Education, health & social services11.8%36.1%

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Sugar Land, TX82,420$105,40097%

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Source: The Sugar Land, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.