Katy is a unique city that celebrates its rich history. In fact, residents and visitors make use of the many historical plaques located throughout the community that tell the story of Katy. Because Katy was once a well-known railway hub, every care was taken to restore the railroad depot.
Residents of Katy will find themselves living in either Harris County, Fort Bend County, or Waller County. Approximately 16,158 Texas residents call this affluent city home. The median household income is an estimated $73,006. The median home value is an estimated $155,200. Both amounts are well above the state’s averages. When you consider the 10.7 square miles of land area in Katy and the current population, the population density is a low 1,461 people per square mile.
Approximately 86.4% of the city’s population over the age of 25 has a high school diploma or higher. An impressive 29.6% of the population holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher. The Katy Independent School District serves students in this city. There are 39 elementary schools, 14 junior high schools, and 10 high schools within this district. The school district enrolls 70,000 students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve annually.
The average commute time is 28 minutes. The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) maintains mass transit for residents of Katy for commuting into Houston using a park and ride location. The largest nearby airports are in Houston, but Katy does have several privately-owned options that include Houston Executive Airport, West Houston Airport, and Harbican Airport. Those wishing to travel by bus can use the Grayhound Bus service or the Megabus service.
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