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Katy
  • Suburb of Houston, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Katy is a suburb of Houston with a population of 22,826. Katy is in Harris County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Katy offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Katy there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Katy and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Katy are highly rated.

About

About Katy...
Population
22,826

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$359,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,444
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Katy Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    109.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    51
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    223.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,794.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    290.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Katy

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$114,917
National
$75,149

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