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Average rent in Pearland, TX

$1,599/mo Pearland, TX average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Pearland, TX is $1,599.

    Pearland, TX apartment rent ranges

    About 43% of apartment rents in Pearland, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 14% of apartments. Around 38% of Pearland’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Pearland, TX rent trends

    Getting around in Pearland, TX

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    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 31, Bike Score®: 34

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Pearland, TX last updated?

    Prices and availability in Pearland, TX were last updated on 29 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Pearland, TX?

    The best apartments in Pearland, TX are: The Columns at Shadow Creek Ranch, Avenues at Shadow Creek Ranch, Stella at Shadow Creek Ranch, Oakbridge and Westlake Residential.

    What is the average rent in Pearland, TX?

    The average rent in Pearland, TX is $1,599. Start your search for apartments in Pearland, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX is between $1,007 and $3,590. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Pearland, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX is between $1,345 and $5,140. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Pearland, TX is between $1,265 and $5,306. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Pearland, TX.

    What type of rental buildings are in Pearland, TX?

    In Pearland 23% of the housing is rented out compared to 77% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 16% of Pearland’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 49% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Pearland, TX?

    The average age of rental buildings in Pearland is 18 years old, with 73% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Pearland, TX?

    Rental apartments in Pearland come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 47% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 43% of all rentals in Pearland. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Pearland, TX in the news

    Renter's guide to Pearland, TX

    The fruits that first drew people to Pearland at the end of the 19th century might be different to the ones that draw people today. But they’re equally rich. In 2010, Pearland could count itself among one of the fastest growing cities in the US, and the second fastest in Texas.

    It’s on account of such growth that, in 2016, Pearland was voted 10th best place to raise a family in the US. But the growth hasn’t marred the city’s rural aesthetic character, and despite an influx of development, the city’s agricultural roots are still show through, particularly on the east side of the city.

    How big is Pearland, TX?

    Pearland occupies 47.5 square miles of the land spanning Brazoria County, Fort Bend County and Harris County.

    How far is Pearland from Houston?

    Head 16 miles north on State Highway 288 and you’ll arrive in the heart of Downtown Houston in around 30 minutes.

    What to expect from the weather in Pearland, TX

    Acclimatizing yourself to Pearland weather shouldn’t be too hard as long as you’re prepared for a humid sub-tropical climate. Pearland sees around 202 days of sun per year as opposed to 65 days of any measurable precipitation.

    Temperatures can soar to 92°F in July, and for anyone with allergies, Spring might be a difficult season owing to the area’s greenness. But the winters never get biting cold, with maximum lows averaging out at 44°F in January. Overall, Pearland can boast a comfort index of 74—20 points higher than the US average.

    Tips for renting in Pearland, TX

    Renters’ rights

    Pearland operates under laws that govern the state as a whole. And these laws make the Greater Houston area attractive to prospective renters because they offer a good amount of protection.

    Landlords are obliged to provide and maintain accommodation that fits high health and safety standards. They also cannot disturb or indeed evict tenants without due cause, under the statewide law of “quiet enjoyment.”

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    Pearland, TX demographics

    Pearland, TX has a population of 122,609 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,657 of Pearland’s residents are women and 59,952 are men. The median age of those who live in Pearland, TX is 35.3.

    Living in Pearland, TX

    Because so much emphasis is put on the city’s residential area (which accounts for over 80% of the total), there are a number of master-planned communities which boast vast expanses of green land. It also goes without saying that being a short straight shoot from Houston affords Pearland’s residents all the conveniences they could want from a big city while evading the oppressive congestion of living in one.

    One of the downsides is that, being a commuter city, Pearland can get really busy, especially around rush hour. It’s also a city that, many say, feels a little inundated given the speed of its growth in recent years. This growth, however, can only be good for the city’s future trajectory.

    Pearland, TX households

    • 31,091 Family
      10,457 Non-family
    • 18,190 Children
      23,358 No Children
    • 41,548Total Number of Households
    • 2.94Average People Per Household
    • $107,941Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 41,548 households in Pearland, TX. 31,091 are family households and 10,457 are non-family households. There are 18,190 households with children in Pearland and 23,358 households without children. On average, about 2.94 people live in a household in Pearland, TX.

    Things to do in Pearland, TX

    There’s no shortage of free things to do in Pearland: the Pearland Parks and Recreation Department maintains dozens of community-, neighborhood- and dog parks across the city, highlights of which might be Independence Park and Centennial Park. Other fun things to do might include catching up on the latest releases at Cinepark Pearland or taking advantage of the facilities at the Pearland Recreation Center.

    Attractions & Points of interest

    In terms of culture, there’s a whole host of fun things to in Pearland. Sports fans can get their fix at the city’s enormous multi-purpose NRG Stadium—host to major sports events, wrestling, rodeo, and even the 2004 Super Bowl, just to name a few. There’s also the Pearland Crawfish Festival, although loads of child-friendly displays and blues band performances also accompany the festival’s great food.

    Pearland, TX employment & economy

    What to expect from jobs in Pearland, TX

    With the astronomical growth to Pearland’s population has come the astronomical growth to Pearland’s jobs market. The Independent School District, Walmart and the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, respectively, are the city’s biggest employers. But, despite the ISD winning best in the region, they’re not the most notable.

    NASA employs many Pearland residents at its Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, as does the Houston’s Texas Medical Center—the largest in the world. Retail also accounts for a significant part of the city’s employment, having grown exponentially since the population boom of the 1970s.

    Pearland Employment Rate

    As of December 2016, Pearland’s unemployment rate sat at a remarkably low 3.6 percent, making it a whole percentage lower than the national rate of 4.6.

    Education in Pearland, TX

    The city’s biggest employer—the Pearland Independent School District—administers most of the city’s schools, although other parts of the city like Shadow Creek Ranch and Fort Bend are divided between five other school districts.

    Top Elementary Schools in Pearland

    Wilder Elementary Pearland consistently ranks among Pearland’s best, although there are a range of others to choose from, all of which are highly regarded by the city’s residents.

    Top Private Schools in Pearland

    Four private schools operate in Pearland. Three are denominationally Christian, with the Montessori School of Downtown offering a secular option for infants through to 5th grade.

    Top Colleges in Pearland

    Alvin Community College serves both the Pearland and Alvin districts. But there’s also the option to enroll on over 20 undergraduate, postgraduate or certificate programs at UHCL—The University of Houston Clear-Lake, which operates a campus within the city of Pearland.

    Pearland, TX education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Pearland, TX is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 19% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.

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