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Best Places To Live In Katy, TX

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  • Katy, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 16,632
  • People are nice enough; streets are clean; there are some nice parks. Other than that, there is not much to draw much interest. The traffic is horrible...here and through Houston...worse than NYC. There
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Cinco Ranch, TX
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,605
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  • Sugar Land, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,681
  • The city heavily regulates building and business codes, making it more difficult to open, and expensive to maintain, a business. The police are quite active with stopping people for radar, and using red
81
  • Fulshear, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,572
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  • Meadows Place, TX
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,721
  • I grew up in Meadows Place and my parents still live there to this day. It is completely suburban, but not cookie cutter. The housing is reasonably priced and it is definitely a middle/working class
80
  • New Territory, TX
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,843
80
  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,312
78
  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,871
78
  • Greatwood, TX
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,040
78
  • East Bernard, TX
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,576
78
  • West Houston, Houston, TX
  • 13.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 139,738
  • If you love a partially tropical climate where the sun shines most of the time you are going to love the neighborhood of Nottingham Forest VIII in Houston, Texas. In October of 2000 my family and I moved
77
  • Weston Lakes, TX
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,069
77
  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,098
77
  • Richmond, TX
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,939
  • If you live on the North side of the tracks, the area is treated like a step child. Money has been spent foolishly on stuff that most of the home owners wont use or need. My opinion, we need new blood in
77
  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,688
76
  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,909
76
  • Missouri City, TX
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 71,732
  • Having lived in Missouri City, TX for the past several years, I have come to find the city quite accommodating. Growing up in a much larger area, I have enjoyed the unique features this smaller community
76
  • Pecan Grove, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,037
76
  • Brazos Country, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639
76
  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,799
76
  • Stafford, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,026
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  • Rosenberg, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,908
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  • Four Corners, TX
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,385
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  • Westchase, Houston, TX
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 71,050
  • I returned here after 30 years of being away. I am appalled at what has happened to Westchase. It is not that is has gone from being soft, developed with the hope of goodness to all black, but that the
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  • Waller, TX
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,459
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  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,655
72
  • Pattison, TX
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
70
  • Mission Bend, TX
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,334
70
  • Simonton, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 792
69
  • Pine Island, TX
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,466
69
  • Fifth Street, TX
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,071
67
  • Spring Branch, Houston, TX
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 143,332
  • Living in Spring Branch, a neighborhood in Northwest Houston, gives a lifestyle of convenience to city life while enjoying a family-oriented neighborhood. There are plenty of parks and community centers
67
  • Cumings, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 632
67
  • Wallis, TX
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,411
67
  • Bellaire, Houston, TX
  • 20.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 186,971
  • I lived in Bellaire for about four years, from 2007 to 2011. I enjoyed my time there and found it to be an excellent place to live, but of course it depends what you're looking for. Considering the
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  • Orchard, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 332
65
  • Sugarland, Houston, TX
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 125,992
  • I lived in an apartment in the Sugarland neighborhood in Houston, Texas for about two years. The area was so quiet that I thought I was living in a home in the middle of nowhere. The neighbors are great,
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  • Brookshire, TX
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,999
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  • San Felipe, TX
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639

Listed above are the best places to live in Katy, TX for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Katy, TX, followed by the best places to live near Katy, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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