Katy is a city situated in the Houston metropolitan area, which is part of Texas, United States.
Katy is very good for those who like quiet areas, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. It is rather difficult to access green spaces in the city since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the vast majority of the dwellings in Katy, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 85% of the properties in Katy and 15% are rented. Most of the housing growth in this city has happened since the year 2000.
It can be difficult to get to high schools and primary schools on foot from homes for sale in Katy. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, some, but not all, property owners in Katy will live within walking distance of one of about 30 grocery stores. Residents of Katy benefit from over 50 restaurants as well.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Katy. It is very easy to park. However, a majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very suitable for traveling on foot as running daily errands is difficult.