A report showed the city of Pearland’s unemployment rate in December 2022 as one of the lowest in the Gulf Coast region.

The December 2022 Houston Area Employment Situation report released by Gulf Coast Workforce Solutions showed Pearland had the second-lowest unemployment rate at 3.1%, just above Sugar Land at 3%. Pearland’s unemployment rate represents 2,067 unemployed people, according to the report.

According to the report, Pearland’s unemployment rate dropped 0.1% from the previous month. The average unemployment rate of the 17 Gulf Coast region cities in December was 3.9%, totaling about 143,575 unemployed.