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Katy, Texas   Add Favorite    23 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area


The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


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Quick Facts About Katy


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Katy is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Katy jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Katy's cost of living is 4.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Katy's population is 16,158 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 101.85 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Katy is $233,039. Home appreciation the last year has been 49.71 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Katy public schools spend $9,688 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Katy.

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  2/18/2016
Harmony Science Academy West Houston

My kids has been it this school since it opened. It was great at first until they kept changing hands in principle. They had great plans but never get carried out. The... (Read More)

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  6/8/2015
Katy is wonderful place to live and work!

I live in Katy since August 26, 2007. And I am so grateful to God that He blessed me by sending to live in Katy. It is much smaller than Houston, but the quality of life... (Read More)

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  7/17/2013
Not what you expect

I work in Katy and I cannot stand the people here. I have never met one person in Katy that was polite or nice in any way. I shop in Katy on my lunch breaks thinking it... (Read More)

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