Katy, Texas 

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Population

23,889

+29.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$73,006

Median Home Price

$315,500

Median Age

37.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.5 / 8.2

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Katy, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Katy, while August and July are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 77493
Cost of Living: 4.2% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

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Katy, TX Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Katy is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Katy jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Katy's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Katy's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Katy, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Harris county remained strongly Democratic, 55.9% to 42.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Katy's population is 23,889 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 29.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Katy is Real Estate: $315,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

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 12.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Katy is $315,500.
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Reviews for Katy   23 Reviews
Katy Resident - 3/20/2021
Lived here my entire life, Great... Read More

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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

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


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ZIP CODES IN KATY, TEXAS
77493

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