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Population History
Through a series of annexations, Sugar Land has grown to its current size of approximately 87,504 as of Jan. 1, 2016.

Year Population Notes
1960 2,802  
1970 3,318  
1980 8,826  
1986 15,587 Includes annexation of Sugar Creek
1990 24,529 Includes annexation of Fort Bend County MUD 16
1992 34,524 Includes annexation of Fort Bend County MUD 12
1994 36,846  
1995 45,097  Includes annexation of First Colony MUDs 1, 6, and internal MUD 13
1996 45,699  
1997 59,157 Includes annexation of First Colony MUDs 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8
1998 60,043   
1999 61,587  
2000 63,328 Census, April 1, 2000
2001 65,895 January 1, 2001
2002 66,721 January 1, 2002
2003 67,592 January 1, 2003
2004 69,129 January 1, 2004
2005 70,758 January 1, 2005
2006 74,472 January 1, 2006, includes annexation of FBC MUD 113 - Avalon
2007 76,228 January 1, 2007
2008 77,982 January 1, 2008
2009 79,573 January 1, 2009
2010 84,511 January 1, 2010, includes annexation of FBC MUD1 - RiverPark*
2010 78,817 Census, April 1, 2010
2011 84,511 *
2012 84,511  *
2013 84,511 *
2014 86,495
 
2015 86,972
January 1, 2015
2016 87,367 January 1, 2016

* The 2010 Census population (78,817) differed from the City's 2010 estimate (84,511) by 7%.

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