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Pearland is a city in Brazoria County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area. (The community straddles Brazoria and Harris counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Pearland is 29.563N. The longitude is -95.285W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,903.


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Median household income
Local
$64,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pearland demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 65. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
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National index: 100
Local index: 117

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15% of Pearland residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pearland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pearland was $26,306, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Pearland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pearland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $569.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,243.


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Libraries in Pearland include Pearland Library ... View libraries

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Brazoria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pearland political report.

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The average commute time for Pearland workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pearland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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