Cinco Ranch




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


Home prices range from $240K to $1.5M
with $392K the median home price in 2022.


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).

cinco-ranch-katy 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 Cinco Ranch! What’s more, most of the schools zoned to Cinco Ranch are high-performing schools. You can even buy a new construction home in the newest sections of Cinco Southwest and Cinco Northwest.

In addition, Cinco Ranch Katy TX is divided into multiple subdivision, 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.

Pros and Cons

Here is a list of the PROs and CONs of Cinco Ranch Katy TX:



Convenient location

Some parts have older homes that may need remodeling

High performing schools

A few subdivisions, on the far-southeast side flooded during Hurricane Harvey

Wide range of prices


Nearby shopping


Neighborhood amenities


Beautiful neighborhood with lakes and mature trees


Most subdivisions are not located in a high-risk flood zone



Here’s a map of Cinco Ranch Katy:

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Commute Times

The best way to estimate your commute time is to use Google Maps at the time you commute. Simply enter your work address and the address of the house you are interested in, and Google Maps will estimate your commute time. This time is based on the actual time you perform the search, so use it during your expected commute times.

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Flood Zone

Located mostly in Flood Zone X (not in a special flood hazard area). A few subdivisions on the far southeast side are in a 500-year floodplain and adjacent to the Barker reservoir (which flooded during Hurricane Harvey).

For more information about flood risk in Katy, see my Katy Flood Zones information and download the report.

What’s Nearby

This neighborhood is close to:

  • Meadowbrook Farms, Cinco Ranch, Willow Fork, Falcon Point golf courses
  • La Centerra shopping and dining center
  • Wholefoods Grocery Store
  • Katy YMCA
  • Katy Mills Outlet Mall
  • Typhoon Texas Waterpark
  • George Bush Park with bike trails
  • Great Southwest Equestrian 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

>> See Fun Things to Do in Katy

School Ratings

The following tables shows the schools zoned to Cinco Ranch Katy TX. 





Jenks Elementary



27602 Westridge Creek Lane, Katy

Stanley Elementary



26633 Cinco Terrace, Katy

Wilson Elementary



5200 Falcon Landing, Katy

Griffin Elementary



7800 South Fry Rd, Katy

Kilpatrick Elementary



26100 Cinco Ranch, Katy

Shafer Elementary



5150 Ranch Point Dr, Katy

Creech Elementary



5905 South Mason Rd, Katy

Williams Elementary



3900 South Peek Road, Katy

Exley Elementary



21800 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy

Fielder Elementary



2100 Greenway Village Dr, Katy

Adams Jr High



4141 Cross Creek Bend Ln, Fulshear

Beck Jr High



5200 South Fry Rd, Katy

Beckendorff Junior High



8200 South Fry Rd, Katy

Seven Lakes Jr High



6026 Katy-Gaston Rd, Katy

Cinco Ranch Jr High



23420 Cinco Ranch, Katy

Tays Junior High



26721 Hawks Prairie Blvd, Katy

Seven Lakes High



9251 South Fry Rd, Katy

Cinco Ranch High



23440 Cinco Ranch, Katy

Tompkins High



4400 Falcon Landing, Katy

Taylor High



20700 Kingsland Blvd, Katy

NOTE: Get the FREE “Best Places to Live in Katy” guide for up-to-date lists of school ratings. 



Cinco Ranch is a large and diverse neighborhood that consists of multiple subdivision. To get an idea of the demographics, view the middle school nearest you.



Seven Lakes JH

Source: All school demographics are from


This neighborhood has the following amenities:

  • Club House = Several
  • Swimming Pools = 10
  • 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 $266-2200, depending on the subdivision. 

cinco ranch hoa map

Orange = Cinco Ranch HOA I          Blue = Cinco Ranch HOA II         Source Map


cinco-ranch-lake5 cinco-ranch-pool02


The utilities for this neighborhood are shown below but it depends on your subdivision so check HOA websites for details:

Cinco Ranch HOA I          Cinco Ranch HOA II   

Water, sewer
(see MUD map)


SI Environmental

Willow fork Drainage





Best Trash

Royal Trash

Waste Corp of America









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Property Taxes

There are multiple subdivisions in Cinco Ranch and they all have different property tax rates ranging from 2.37-3.14. To see detailed tax info on Katy subdivisions, read my Katy Property Taxes page.

Home Values




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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

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