Powered by one of the most acclaimed school districts in the state of Texas, Katy’s growth is fueled by an abundant and talented population which is growing five to six percent annually. In a recent survey of 400 Katy residents, 98% said they would recommend Katy as a place to live. Katy was also rated the Number One Place in the United States for growth in the year 2010 by the Gadberry Group, a site selection consulting firm.
Over 286,000 people reside in Katy and are drawn here by the Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD), which now has 62,000 students. Katy’s past growth between the years 2000 and 2010 increased by 83%. This phenomenal growth is projected to continue, fueled by Katy ISD, energy companies and corporations, businesses and entrepreneurs. By the year 2017, 319,000 people will reside in Katy and 550,000 persons by the year 2035.
Katy’s demographics are grounded in a strong income base gaining diversity every day. Katy’s average household income of $104,000.00 is set to increase to $120,000.00 by the year 2017. This strong income base translates into strong educational attainment above the national average, with over 29.5% of the population earning bachelor’s degrees.
Katy Growth Facts and Figures
|Population & Demographics of Katy ISD|
|Source: Alteryx, 2013|