Top 7 Things About Cinco Ranch:
- Convenient location
- High performing schools
- Wide range of prices
- Nearby shopping
- Fantastic neighborhood amenities
- Beautiful neighborhood with lakes and mature trees
- 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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Pros and Cons
Here is a list of the PROs and CONs for this neighborhood:
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 Elementary||Elem||W||7800 South Fry Rd, Katy|
|Stanley Elementary||Elem||W||26633 Cinco Terrace, Katy|
|Creech Elementary||Elem||E||5905 South Mason Rd, Katy|
|Exley Elementary||Elem||E||21800 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy|
|Kilpatrick Elementary||Elem||W||26100 Cinco Ranch, Katy|
|Williams Elementary||Elem||E||3900 South Peek Road, Katy|
|Fielder Elementary||Elem||E||2100 Greenway Village Dr, Katy|
|Jenks Elementary||Elem||W||27602 Westridge Creek Lane, Katy|
|Beckendorff Junior High||JH||W||8200 South Fry Rd, Katy|
|Woodcreek Jr High||JH||W||1801 Woodcreek Bend, Katy|
|Beck Jr High||JH||E||5200 South Fry Rd, Katy|
|Cinco Ranch Jr High||JH||W||23420 Cinco Ranch, Katy|
|McMeans Jr High||JH||E||21001 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy|
|Tays Junior High||JH||W||26721 Hawks Prairie Blvd, Katy|
|Cinco Ranch High||HS||W||23440 Cinco Ranch, Katy|
|Seven Lakes High||HS||W||9251 South Fry Rd, Katy|
|Taylor High||HS||E||20700 Kingsland Blvd, Katy|
|Tompkins High||HS||W||4400 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
Cinco Junior High
McMeans Junior High
Seven Lakes Junior High
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.
The utilities for this neighborhood are shown below:
Waste Corp of America
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.
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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