Katy, Texas 

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Population

16,158

102% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$73,006

Avg. Home Price

$248,700

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

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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

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 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Katy jobs have increased by 0.79%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Katy's cost of living is 4.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Katy's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Katy's population is 16,158 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 101.85%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Katy is $248,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.40%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Katy

It's a good time to buy in Katy. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Katy Real Estate.

The median home price in Katy is $248,700. 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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ZIP CODES IN KATY, TEXAS
77493