In recent decades, the Katy area has emerged as one of Greater Houston’s prime suburban areas based on its excellent school district, award-winning residential neighborhoods and access to major employers along the Energy Corridor. The Katy area is an ideal place to live and raise a family with outstanding amenities ranging from top shopping destinations to prime recreation opportunities.
Located just a short drive from Houston, the economy in the Katy area has been ranked as one of the most recession-resistant location in the United States--for good reason. Roughly 55,000 people are employed in the Energy (Oil & Gas) employment cluster with strong growth continuing in the healthcare and tech sectors.
With an affordable cost of living, the area is home to abundant housing options, as well as many shopping and dining options. There is no shortage of activities for professionals and families alike as the area features many entertainment options, ranging from beautiful parks to energetic festivals to athletic activities.