A growing community: Check out population, demographic, tax rate data for Pearland and Friendswood

From 2020 U.S. Census data numbers and changes from the last decade to facts about the cities of Pearland and Friendswood.
Populations have grown both locally in Pearland and Friendswood, and statewide across the last decade. (Andy Yanez/Community Impact Newspaper)

Populations have grown both locally in Pearland and Friendswood, and statewide across the last decade. (Andy Yanez/Community Impact Newspaper)

From 2020 census data and changes from the last decade to facts about the cities of Pearland and Friendswood—including demographics, tax rates and quick community facts—here is a snapshot across these communities located in the southeast Greater Houston area.



Populations have grown both locally in Pearland and Friendswood, and statewide across the last decade.





In Pearland and Brazoria County, local demographics look more diverse among race and ethnic groups, similar to the statewide numbers. In Friendswood and Galveston County there is still an overwhelming majority white population across the areas.



Tax rates across the Pearland and Friendswood areas were set from the middle through the latter end of 2021.
By Andy Yanez

Reporter, Pearland/Friendswood

Andy joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Houston. He started as the South Houston Metro Reporter where he helped each different edition in the South Houston market, from Katy to the Bay area, before transitioning to the Pearland and Friendswood market in August 2021. He covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to arriving at Community Impact, Andy was the sports editor of The Cougar, UH's student newspaper, where he covered the university's athletics beat for two years and covered the 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four in Indianapolis. Andy has appeared in the Houston Chronicle via an internship in 2020, and freelance work. He can be heard on the Pawd Slama Jama podcast still covering UH athletics.