Economy

The economy in the Katy area accounts for over $21 billion in sales and includes roughly 11,000 companies with over 200 corporations headquartered here. Headquarters operations and leading employers fueling growth in the Katy area include: Academy Sports and Outdoors, BP North America, GEICO, Katy ISD, Schlumberger Technology Center, Shell Exploration and Production and Wood.

The Katy area’s economy has always been dynamic and focused on energy.  With a location quotient of seven, over 54,000 people are employed in the Energy (Oil & Gas) employment cluster. 

Industry Establishments Employees
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 237 1,363
Construction 643 6,511
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1,248 52,947
Manufacturing 375 14,416
Mining 165 5,414
Public Administration 47 1,756
Retail Trade 1,917 29,117
Services 6,419 51,164
Transportation, Communication & Utilities 650 4,940
Wholesale Trade 571 3,792
Totals 12,272 171,420

Source: Alteryx: October, 2018