Katy Neighborhoods

Katy neighborhoods are mostly master planned communities with tree-lined streets, parks, playgrounds, and community pools and tennis courts. Some Katy neighborhoods are divided into subdivisions, and each subdivision will have its own tax rate, school zone, and price range. But when searching for a home, it is best to focus on a neighborhood…not one of the 200+ subdivisions in Katy.

The main Katy neighborhoods are shown below. You can click a neighborhood to see a complete description of it including maps, videos, photos, tax info, school ratings, and a list of Katy homes for sale in that neighborhood.

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Top 10 Katy Neighborhoods

The following neighborhoods are, in my opinion, the top 10 Katy neighborhoods. These neighborhoods have the best combination of highly-rated schools, beautiful area, nice amenities, reasonable commute time (on most), and nice homes.

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Avalon Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $430K to $1.3M with $842K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Cardiff Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $340K to $767K with $520K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Cinco Ranch

77450 77494 Home prices range from $223K to $1.0M with $390K the median home price in 2022 ...
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Cross Creek Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $2483K to $1.16M with $490K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Firethorne

Price Range: Home prices range from $273K to $875K with $441K the median home price in 2022 ...
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Grand Lakes

Price Range: Home prices range from $250K to $979K with $477K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Kelliwood

Price Range: Home prices range from $262K to $1.9M with $508K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Pine Mill Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $237K to $1.2M with $414K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $270K to $995K with $469K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Tamarron

Price Range: Home prices range from $223K to $628K with $329K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Katy Neighborhoods Zoned to Top-Rated Schools

Although Katy ISD is a highly rated school district, it has over 70 schools and some are rated higher than others. Generally speaking, the highest-rated schools are in 77494 and 77450. The following neighborhoods have top-rated (8-10) scores on Greatschools.org.

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Avalon Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $430K to $1.3M with $842K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Cinco Ranch

77450 77494 Home prices range from $223K to $1.0M with $390K the median home price in 2022 ...
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Cross Creek Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $2483K to $1.16M with $490K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Grand Lakes

Price Range: Home prices range from $250K to $979K with $477K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Grayson Lakes Katy

Price Range: Home prices range from $355K to $975K with $491K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Pine Mill Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $237K to $1.2M with $414K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $270K to $995K with $469K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Silver Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $2656K to $640K with $373K the median home price in 2022. Description ...

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Katy New Construction Neighborhoods

If you want a newer home, especially a new construction home from a builder, then you will have to look northwest or southwest (and have a longer commute to downtown). Katy is “built out” on the northeast and southeast sides, closest to downtown Houston. The largest area of new construction homes will be on the northwest side of Katy (77493) where the schools are only Average (usually rated 5-7). If you want highly-rated schools, then look on the southwest side, including Fulshear TX (77441) because most of 77494 is built out.

katy new constructionSource: https://www.katyisd.org/

 

One thing to watch out for: High-risk flood zones. Some of the new construction neighborhoods are in 100-year and 500-year flood plains! Check out my Katy Flood Zone Report for more details and flood maps.

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Cross Creek Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $2483K to $1.16M with $490K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Firethorne

Price Range: Home prices range from $273K to $875K with $441K the median home price in 2022 ...
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Tamarron

Price Range: Home prices range from $223K to $628K with $329K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Camillo Lakes

Price Range: Home prices range from $215K to $389K with $289K the median home price in January 2022 ...
Cane Island

Cane Island

Price Range: Home prices range from $263K to $1.3M with $505K the median home price in January 2022 ...
Elyson

Elyson

Price Range: Home prices range from $255K to $753K with $434K the median home price in January 2022 ...
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Fulbrook on Fulshear Creek

Price Range: Home prices range from $355K to $744K with $5230K the median home price in January 2022 ...
Jordan Ranch

Jordan Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $219K to $7105K with $430K the median home price in January 2022 ...
Polo Ranch

Polo Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $210K to $490K with $283K the median home price in January 2022 ...
Young Ranch

Young Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $285K to $591K with $430K the median home price in January 2022 ...

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Katy Neighborhoods with Shortest Commute to Downtown

The east side of Katy is closest to downtown Houston. These homes will be older (1970-2000) and may need to be updated to have modern colors and finishes. 

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Avalon Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $430K to $1.3M with $842K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Cinco Ranch

77450 77494 Home prices range from $223K to $1.0M with $390K the median home price in 2022 ...
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Grand Lakes

Price Range: Home prices range from $250K to $979K with $477K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Kelliwood

Price Range: Home prices range from $262K to $1.9M with $508K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Nottingham Country

Price Range: Home prices range from $185K to $579K with $360K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $270K to $995K with $469K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Windsor Park Estates

Top 10 Things About Windsor Park Estates: Convenient location High performing schools Lower property taxes Beautiful neighborhood ...
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Windsor Park Lakes

Top 9 Things About Windsor Park Lakes: Convenient location High performing schools Lower property taxes Beautiful neighborhood ...

Katy Luxury Neighborhoods

You can usually find a “luxury home” (priced $600K or more) in most of the top Katy neighborhoods. However, the following neighborhoods seem to have the highest number of luxury homes within them.

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Avalon Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $430K to $1.3M with $842K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Cross Creek Ranch

Price Range: Home prices range from $2483K to $1.16M with $490K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Kelliwood

Price Range: Home prices range from $262K to $1.9M with $508K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Seven Meadows

Price Range: Home prices range from $270K to $995K with $469K the median home price in 2022. Description ...
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Windsor Park Estates

Top 10 Things About Windsor Park Estates: Convenient location High performing schools Lower property taxes Beautiful neighborhood ...
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Windsor Park Lakes

Top 9 Things About Windsor Park Lakes: Convenient location High performing schools Lower property taxes Beautiful neighborhood ...

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Katy Affordable Neighborhoods

Median home prices in northeast and northwest Katy are generally more affordable than homes in southeast and southwest Katy…probably because the schools are not as highly rated. There are a few affordable neighborhoods south of Interstate I-10 with good or average schools (see below).

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Cimarron

Top 6 Things About Cimarron: Convenient location Good schools Affordable prices Nearby shopping Low annual HOA fee ...
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Falcon Landing

Top 6 Things About Falcon Landing: Convenient location High performing schools Affordable prices Nearby shopping Lower property ...
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Falcon Point

Top 7 Things About Falcon Point: Convenient location High performing schools Affordable prices Nearby shopping Golfcourse homes ...
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Falcon Ranch

Top 5 Things About Falcon Ranch: Convenient location High performing schools Affordable prices Nearby shopping Not in ...
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West Memorial Katy

Top 5 Things About West Memorial: Convenient location Affordable prices Nearby shopping Lower property taxes Not located ...
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Westheimer Lakes North

Top 5 Things About Westheimer Lakes North: High performing schools Affordable prices New construction homes available Energy-efficient ...

>> See Katy homes for sale $200-300K


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