As the fastest growing city in the Houston region, Pearland has everything you’re looking for in a community – affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods and superb quality of life.
With millions of square feet of retail, office and residential construction completed in the past 10 years, Pearland is on its way to becoming the next major employment center in the Houston region. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20 minute drive to downtown, allows you to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities and recreation.
The Texas 288 South Newcomer and Relocation Guide is a great resource for learning more about the benefits of living in the Pearland area.
Pearland was recently ranked the 5th safest city in Texas, Pearland residents can rest assured that their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Incredible cost of living and the proximity to Houston attractions and culture make Pearland the perfect fit.
Pearland ISD has 23 campuses, 1203 teachers, and an enrollment of over 20,000 students. For more information, visit pearlandisd.org.
Alvin ISD has 22 campuses, 2,500 educators and staff, and an enrollment of nearly 19,000 students. For more information, visit alvinisd.net.
Cost of Living
One of the many benefits of living in Pearland is a cost of living that falls below the national average.
For the six categories listed below, a survey of 300 cities nationwide shows the relative price for consumer goods and services in the Houston/Pearland region are below the national average.
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*Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index, 3rd quarter 2015
The Planning Department has produced a new population estimate for the City of Pearland.
We will continue to periodically update the estimate as new information becomes available.
Pearland Population Estimates Update: January 2016*
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City Limits: U.S. Census and City of Pearland building permits.
ETJ: County data from GIS