Cinco Ranch

Top 7 Things About Cinco Ranch:

  1. Convenient location
  2. High performing schools
  3. Wide range of prices
  4. Nearby shopping
  5. Fantastic neighborhood amenities
  6. Beautiful neighborhood with lakes and mature trees
  7. Not located in a high-risk flood zone



Cinco Ranch Katy TX, is a very large master-planned neighborhood that spreads across both the east and west sides of Katy’s Grand Parkway and across two ZIP Codes (77450 and 77494).

Parts of Cinco Ranch are gated, on the Cinco Ranch Golf Course, or have water views. Whatever type of home you are looking for, you will probably be able to find it in this neighborhood! What’s more, most of the schools zoned to this neighborhood are high-performing schools. You can even buy a new construction home in the newest sections.

In addition, Cinco Ranch is divided into multiple subdivisions, each with it’s own price range and property tax rate. However, the entire neighborhood shares the wonderful resort-style amenities (view interactive map) of the neighborhood which includes multiple swimming pools, parks, tennis courts, clubhouses, etc. The Cinco Ranch Beach Club pool is located on the east side and features a sandy beach! The west side includes a water park and The Lake House which can be rented for private parties.

– Written by Sheila Cox, Katy real estate area expert

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What I Like About Cinco Ranch…

“I really think Cinco Ranch offers the best neighborhood amenities in Katy…a sandy beach pool, waterpark, lake house, multiple parks and tennis courts, and more. Plus, the neighborhood is very conveniently located to shopping and restaurants and it’s zoned to some of the best schools in Katy!”

—Sheila Cox, REALTOR® and the Katy local area expert



Here’s where this neighborhood is located…

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Commute Times

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Pros and Cons

Here is a list of the PROs and CONs for this neighborhood:

  • Convenient location
  • Some parts have older homes that may need remodeling
  • High performing schools
  • A few isolated homes, on the far-east side flooded during Hurricane Harvey
  • Wide range of prices
  • Nearby shopping
  • Neighborhood amenities
  • Beautiful neighborhood with lakes and mature trees
  • Not located in a high-risk flood zone



The following table shows the schools zoned to this neighborhood. If you want the current ratings for these schools, please download the Katy Neighborhoods Guide.

Griffin ElementaryElemW7800 South Fry Rd, Katy
Stanley ElementaryElemW26633 Cinco Terrace, Katy
Creech ElementaryElemE5905 South Mason Rd, Katy
Exley ElementaryElemE21800 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy
Kilpatrick ElementaryElemW26100 Cinco Ranch, Katy
Williams ElementaryElemE3900 South Peek Road, Katy
Fielder ElementaryElemE2100 Greenway Village Dr, Katy
Jenks ElementaryElemW27602 Westridge Creek Lane, Katy
Beckendorff Junior HighJHW8200 South Fry Rd, Katy
Woodcreek Jr HighJHW1801 Woodcreek Bend, Katy
Beck Jr HighJHE5200 South Fry Rd, Katy
Cinco Ranch Jr HighJHW23420 Cinco Ranch, Katy
McMeans Jr HighJHE21001 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy
Tays Junior HighJHW26721 Hawks Prairie Blvd, Katy
Cinco Ranch HighHSW23440 Cinco Ranch, Katy
Seven Lakes HighHSW9251 South Fry Rd, Katy
Taylor HighHSE20700 Kingsland Blvd, Katy
Tompkins HighHSW4400 Falcon Landing, Katy



You can view the demographics of a few of the middle schools zoned to this neighborhood, below. This will give you some idea of the demographics of this neighborhood.

Beck Junior High

beck jr high demographics


Cinco Junior High

cinco jr high demographics


McMeans Junior High

mcmeans jr high demographics


Seven Lakes Junior High

seven lakes jr high demographics




Cinco Ranch has resort-style amenities and all Cinco Ranch subdivisions (including Cinco Southwest and Cinco Northwest) have access to all the amenities, regardless of which HOA you are in (Cinco I or Cinco II) including:

  • Club House = Several
  • Swimming Pools = 10 (see map)
  • Waterpark = Yes
  • Splash Pads = Yes
  • Tennis Courts = Yes
  • Parks/playgrounds = Multiple
  • Walking Trails = Yes
  • Lakes = Yes
  • Golf Course = Yes


Home Owner’s Association

The annual HOA fee, which pays for the amenities, ranges from $800-2200, depending on the subdivision. Go to the Cinco Ranch I website or Cinco Ranch II website, or call 281-599-0408 for helpful phone numbers, community documents, and utility information.

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The utilities for this neighborhood are shown below:

Water, sewer


SI Environmental

Willofork Drainage





Best Trash

Royal Trash

Waste Corp of America





Property Taxes

There are multiple subdivisions in Cinco Ranch and they all have different property tax rates ranging from 2.3-3.28. To see detailed tax info on Katy subdivisions, read my Katy Property Taxes page.


What’s Nearby

There are a lot of fun things to do in Katy! This neighborhood is near:

  • Meadowbrook Farms, Cinco Ranch, WillowFork, Falcon Point golf courses
  • La Centera shopping and dining center
  • Wholefoods Grocery Store
  • Katy YMCA
  • Katy Mills Outlet Mall
  •  Typhoon Texas Waterpark
  • George Bush Park with bike trails
  • Great Southwest Equestrain Park
  • Live music and dancing at: Baker St Pub, Mo’s Place, Katy Vibes, and Wildcatters
  • Momentum Indoor Climbing
  • Exploration Park
  • Dewberry Farm
  • No Label Brewing
  •  Time Square Entertainment
  • Soon-to-be-built Katy Boardwalk District

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