Located within Texas, United States, the city of Pearland is located in the Houston metropolitan area.
Pearland is very good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. It is rather challenging to access public green spaces in the city since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are about 10 parks close by for residents to discover.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Pearland is an important part of its character. This part of the Houston metropolitan area also has quite a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the city while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this city has occurred since the year 2000.
A portion of home buyers in Pearland may be able to travel to one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. Residents are served by over 350 restaurants and coffee shops as well. With respect to education, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Pearland and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
The car is usually the best method of transportation in Pearland. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. However, it is inconvenient for people traveling on foot to get around in Pearland as many daily needs are impractical to carry out without the use of a car.