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Population (year 2000): 11,775. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,255 (+12.6% change)
Males: 5,845 (49.6%), Females: 5,930 (50.4%)

Harris County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $51,111 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,900 (year 2000)

Katy, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Katy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.3%)
  • Hispanic (23.8%)
  • Other race (8.6%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.1%), United States (10.9%), English (10.5%), Irish (9.1%), French (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).Texas

Elevation: 142 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles

Katy,

For population 25 years and over in Katy

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Katy city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

13.6% Foreign born (12.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,770 (+47.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Land, TX (19.6 miles Sugar pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (30.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Ranch, TX (5.6 miles Cinco TX (8.5 miles Fulshear, TX Brookshire, (9.1 miles TX (11.2 miles Pattison, Bend, TX (13.0 miles Mission Grove, TX (13.1 miles Pecan TX (13.9 miles Simonton, Corners, TX (14.1 miles Four


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 146 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1997: 138 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 147 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1999: 129 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2001: 118 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2002: 155 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2003: 180 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2005: 83 buildings, average cost: $176,500

Latitude: 29.79 N, Longitude: 95.82 W

Area code: 281

Katy, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (15.5%), Educational,health and social services (15.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.5%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,749 (+31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,228 (22.8%)

Crime in Katy by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 3 2 6 2 1
    per 100,000 51.0 25.5 17.0 51.0 17.0 8.5
Robberies 2 3 7 7 10 4
    per 100,000 17.0 25.5 59.4 59.4 84.9 34.0
Assaults 39 52 85 59 77 112
    per 100,000 331.2 441.6 721.9 501.1 653.9 951.2
Burglaries 29 52 52 39 76 67
    per 100,000 246.3 441.6 441.6 331.2 645.4 569.0
Thefts 200 317 437 490 590 573
    per 100,000 1698.5 2692.1 3711.3 4161.4 5010.6 4866.2
Auto thefts 16 26 40 30 18 22
    per 100,000 135.9 220.8 339.7 254.8 152.9 186.8
187.8 262.4 375.5 348.5 420.9 453.2

Average climate in Katy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Katy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Katy city center injured 2 people.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Renรฉe Zellweger, Charlie Jones - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams), Dexter Shankle - College basketball player (Tx Pan American Broncos), Eman Naghavi - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys), Micheal Morris - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams), Robby Alridge - College basketball player (Arizona State Sun Devils), Rodney Foster - College basketball player (Rice Owls), Sean Morris - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams), Timir Patel - College basketball player (Prairie View Panthers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Katy:
  • CHRISTUS ST CATHERINE HEALTH & WELLNES (701 SOUTH FRY ROAD)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL (5602 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Katy:
  • BEACON HEALTH WESTCHASE (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • POLLY RYON HOSP AUTHORITY (about 16 miles; RICHMOND, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Katy:
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 36 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 40 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Katy:
  • WESTHEIMER AIR PARK (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: O07)
  • WEST HOUSTON (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IWS)
  • MIKESKA FIELD (about 14 miles; BROOKSHIRE, TX; ID: 12R)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 9 $23,960 $31,946 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,838 $31,352 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $7,320 $43,920 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $12,884 $38,652 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $36,320 $31,131 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   10 $8,834
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,496 $32,976 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $18,104 $54,312 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 42 $155,298 $44,370 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $17,720 $42,528 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $15,768 $37,843 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $20,438 $35,036 0 $0
Welfare 1 $2,418 $29,016 1 $630
Health 9 $30,800 $41,066 9 $6,896
Totals for Government 107 $354,364 $39,741 20 $16,360
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Katy:
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 5,823)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 31 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 31 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 13,933)
Public high schools in Katy:
  • CINCO RANCH H S (Students: 3,235; Location: 23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KATY H S (Students: 3,182; Location: 6331 HWY BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TAYLOR H S (Students: 2,650; Location: 20700 KINGSLAND BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CALVIN NELMS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 20625 CLAY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST HOUSTON CHARTER (Students: 108; Location: 5618 W 11TH; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL OF CHOICE (Students: 31; Location: 1732 KATYLAND DR; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • ARTHUR MILLER CAREER CENTER (Location: 1734 KATYLAND DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Katy:
  • THORNTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,533; Location: 19802 KIETH HARROW BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RODGER & ELLEN BECK J H (Students: 1,532; Location: 5200 S FRY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LORAINE T GOLBOW EL (Students: 1,265; Location: 3535 LAKES OF BRIDGEWATER DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MORTON RANCH JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,163; Location: 2498 N MASON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOWELL EL (Students: 1,148; Location: 6355 GREENHOUSE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SUE CREECH ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,109; Location: 5905 S MASON RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GARLAND MCMEANS JR HIGH (Students: 1,100; Location: 21001 WESTHEIMER PKWY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KATY J H (Students: 1,095; Location: 5350 FRANZ RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CINCO RANCH JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,087; Location: 23420 CINCO RANCH BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WALKER ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,073; Location: 6424 SETTLERS VILLAGE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Katy:
  • EPIPHANY CHILD'S PLAY LEARNING (Students: 363; Location: 1530 NORWALK; Grades: PK - 2)
  • ST PETERS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVE (Students: 310; Location: 20775 KINGSLAND BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILD ENCRICHMENT CENTER (Students: 196; Location: 20555 KINGSLAND BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEW HOPE CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 144; Location: 1350 N. MASON RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MEMORIAL LUTHERAN PS & KDG (Students: 110; Location: 5810 3RD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NOTTINGHAM COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 20303 KINGSLAND; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CINCO COTTAGE SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 23144 H CINCO RANCH BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE 1057 (Students: 8; Location: 19510 CLAY RD; Grades: KG - KG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Mayde Creek High Scholl not listed Cinco Ranch not a city - Its a sub-division Mission Ben not a city - Its a sub-division

Notable locations in Katy: Katy Mills (A), Doctor James M and Dove Stewart House (B).

Churches in Katy include: Antioch Baptist Church (A), Assembly of God in Katy Church (B), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (C), First Baptist Church of Katy (D), First United Methodist Church Katy (E), Good News Baptist Church of Greater Houston (F), Memorial Lutheran Church (G), New Vision Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Magnolia Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snake Creek (A), Willow Fork (B), Cane Island Branch (C).

Parks in Katy include: Katy High School Football Stadium (1), Katy High School Baseball Field (2), Katy City Park (3), Jack Rhodes Memorial Stadium (4).


Katy compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Katy:
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KYND (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CYPRESS, TX; Owner: MATTHEW PROVENZANO)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Katy:
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K201EU (88.1 FM; KATY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
TV broadcast stations around Katy:
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

 

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