A city in the Eastern portion of Texas in Harris County, Katy Texas is one of the hottest markets in the area. Ranked the 133rd largest city in Texas, and the 1762nd largest city in the United States by population, the city is currently growing at a 4.99% annual rate.
Some of the most desirable neighborhoods include Memorial, Fairfield Village, Seven Meadows, Nottingham Country, and Grand Lakes. With a population of 14,102 as of the 2010 census, the population estimate for 2019 was 21,729, with a population density of 1,460 people per square mile.
The average household income for the city was $95,350 with the median home value being $192,300. The city has a median age of 39.1 years of age, with a ratio of 100 females for every 99.8 males. As of the most recent census study, racial composition of the city was 77.53% White, 10.37% Black or African American, 3.24% Asian, 0.25% Native American, and 5.13% other races.
According to employment statistics there are 84.17% white collar employees and 15.83% blue collar employees working within the city.
Education is one of the key factors in deciding where to live or relocate, and city of Katy contains one of the best educational systems in the State!
The Katy Independent School District covers the city and contains four elementary schools, two middle schools, and six high schools. Also within city limits is one college campus.
Public schools in Katy Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district’s average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Texas according to Public School Review.
The city is PACKED with fun and entertainment to be had! Between the various community events and the numerous parks and recreational activities, there is never a dull moment in the city! Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor activities, there is plenty of enjoyment to be had in Katy Texas!
Listed below are some of the best things to do and visit according to Tripadvisor: