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Pearland came in at No. 6 in top places to live in Texas

A recent NerdWallet article ranked Pearland as No. 6 in top places to live in Texas. NerdWallet ranked the 50 largest cities in Texas on quality-of-life indicators to determine the best places to live. The qualities assessed included crime, housing and demographics, education, and walk score.

A growing community in the southern Houston area, Pearland is a low-crime community that received the list’s highest grade for safety, and 95% of residents in Pearland said in a recent poll that they feel safe in their neighborhood. Pearland’s strengths help spur residential and commercial growth: the city had an unemployment rate of 3.6%, and a homeownership rate of 79.7%. Pearland has earned recognition as a “Tree City USA” for its efforts to “preserve and enhance the urban forest. ”

The cities that ranked above Pearland were:

  1. The Woodlands
  2. Allen
  3. Frisco
  4. Sugar Land
  5. McKinney

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