Katy, Texas 

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Population

17,265

+29.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$73,006

Median Home Price

$251,000

Best Places to Live in Katy, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

Local Listings in Katy, TX
 $213,900 
202 Emma Rose Dr # I9A6C2
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 2134 SqFt
 $213,900 
202 Emma Rose Dr # I9A6C2
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 2134 SqFt
 $219,990 
24742 Scarlatti Cantata Dr # U
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 2125 SqFt
 $275,990 
23423 Verona View Ln # 9QKAUV
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2541 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Katy
Zip Codes: 77493
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Katy is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Katy jobs have increased by 3.18%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Katy's cost of living is 16.30% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Katy's Cost of Living

VOTING
Harris county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Katy's population is 17,265 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 29.11%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Katy is $251,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.40%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Katy

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. More Education


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Housing Market in Katy

It's a good time to buy in Katy. Home Appreciation is up 2.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Katy Real Estate or Find top agents in Katy

The median home price in Katy is $251,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Katy   22 Reviews
Harmony Science Academy West Houston - 2/18/2016
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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Katy is wonderful place to live and work! - 6/8/2015
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

living in katy tx - 6/9/2013
IM A NATIVE FLORIDIAN WHO LIVED IN KATY TX FROM 3/07 THROUGH 10/2010 AND MUST SAY I FEEL IN LOVE WITH KATY TEXAS. THIS CITY IS A MUST TO LIVE IN I RECOMMEND KATY TX TO... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN KATY TX
$213,900
202 Emma Rose Dr # I9A6C2
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$219,990
24742 Scarlatti Cantata Dr # U
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$275,990
23423 Verona View Ln # 9QKAUV
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$272,990
Model Home Coming Soon # SS2YX
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$232,995
24207 Asher Hollow Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$289,745
4403 Windflower Valley Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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