Katy, TX

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Living in Katy

Katy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 18,282 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Katy is the 176th largest community in Texas.

Katy real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Katy house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Katy is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Katy is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Katy who work in management occupations (14.64%), office and administrative support (13.68%), and personal care services (8.12%).

Also of interest is that Katy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Katy is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.24% of adults in Katy have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Katy in 2010 was $31,617, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,468 for a family of four. However, Katy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Katy is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Katy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Katy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Katy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Katy include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Katy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.