DATA: Sugar Land, Missouri City see higher home prices, fewer houses sold year over year in July

At 2,011 square feet, and with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, 1007 Laurel Green Road sold for between $250,001-$285,000 on July 15. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
At 2,011 square feet, and with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, 1007 Laurel Green Road sold for between $250,001-$285,000 on July 15. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

At 2,011 square feet, and with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, 1007 Laurel Green Road sold for between $250,001-$285,000 on July 15. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

Median home prices increased in all Sugar Land and Missouri City ZIP codes in July when compared to July of last year, mirroring regional trends.

ZIP code 77498 saw the largest year-over-year percentage change at 19.1%, while ZIP code 77479 boasts the highest median price of homes sold at $430,500.



However, the number of homes sold in July declined in all area ZIP codes except for 77478 compared to the same month last year.

ZIP code 77459 had the highest number of homes sold with 167.


Featured neighborhood: Lexington Colony, 77459



The Lexington Colony neighborhood in Missouri City includes 530 homes. The neighborhood is located next to multiple parks, such as Lost Creek Park and American Legion Park as well as the Riverbend County Club.

Children in Lexington Colony are zoned for Fort Bend ISD's Dulles Elementary School, Dulles Middle School and Dulles High School.





  • Median home value: $279,900




  • Square footage: 1,800-3,000




  • Median annual property taxes: $6,872




  • Estimated annual homeowners association dues: $850




  • Homes on the market*: 5




  • Homes under contract*: 1




  • Average days on the market*: 29





*as of Aug. 9

By Laura Aebi

Editor, Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City

Laura joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2020 after a few years in the public relations industry. Laura graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record. Laura writes about local government, development, transportation, education, real estate and small businesses in these communities.

By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Sugar Land/Missouri City

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.



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