Approximately 340,000 people reside in the greater Katy area, which roughly coincides with the Katy school district map. Growth is projected to continue, fueled by Katy ISD, energy companies and corporations, businesses and entrepreneurs. By the year 2022, projections show population will reach 391,000.
Civilian employed population is 180,758 persons with growth projected to 217,652 persons by the year 2022 (20.4% increase).
The average household income is $127,335 in the Katy area (projected to increase to $147,821 by the year 2022). Over 44% of the population holds bachelor's or graduate degrees.
Population Growth Rate:
Recent Average Population Growth Rate: 5% per year
Greater Katy versus the City of Katy
The City of Katy is actually a small area surrounded by Greater Katy. The City itself had an estimated 17,116 residents as of 2016.