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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…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score93
  • Cinco Ranch, TX
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,605
  • Cinco Ranch, Texas is a place that I am proud to say is my home. This community is actually one that was planned and developed. Once you move here, you will feel a connection to this place like you have…[read more]
91
  • 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…[read more]
91
  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,871
90
  • 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…[read more]
90
  • 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…[read more]
88
  • Pecan Grove, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,037
  • If you work in Houston, but want to live in a quieter suburb, then living in Pecan Grove, Texas may be for you. I have lived here in Pecan Grove for more than 10 years and I love it. The real estate here…[read more]
88
  • Greatwood, TX
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,040
  • I experienced fine stay while living in Greatwood Texas. The city is located in Fort Bend County. Greatwood is close to Sugar Land Texas and is in close proximity to Houston. The town has fine schools in…[read more]
86
  • Cumings, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 632
86
  • 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…[read more]
86
  • Fulshear, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,572
84
  • New Territory, TX
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,843
  • New Territory is a suburb of Houston that has a lot to offer including good schools, neighbors and peace and quiet. The schools are some of the best and offer a well-rounded education with several…[read more]
83
  • Mission Bend, TX
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,334
  • I lived in Mission Bend temporarily due to work. Overall, it was an alright city but it felt lacking in a few ways. One of the things I did like about Mission Bend was that it was easy enough to afford…[read more]
83
  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,909
82
  • Four Corners, TX
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,385
  • Living in Four Corners, TX was a great experience for my family and I. We got to see a lot and do a lot. I would say that the city is overall a busy place. There is lots of businesses, lots of…[read more]
82
  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,312
82
  • East Bernard, TX
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,576
81
  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,688
80
  • Stafford, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,026
  • Being a Stafford resident is awesome. I have been living here for quite a number of years now, and I can honestly say it is the best place for finding something to do and to keep entertained. Stafford…[read more]
80
  • Rosenberg, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,908
  • Living in Rosenberg, Texas is very country, quiet and peaceful. The people are very nice and it's not uncommon to see neighbors helping each other out. The best part about Rosenberg is that we are not…[read more]
80
  • 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…[read more]
79
  • Fifth Street, TX
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,071
79
  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,799
79
  • Waller, TX
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,459
78
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Wallis, TX
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,411
77
  • Weston Lakes, TX
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,069
76
  • 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,…[read more]
76
  • Brazos Country, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639
76
  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,655
76
  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,098
75
  • 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…[read more]
73
  • Pattison, TX
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
72
  • Simonton, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 792
68
  • Orchard, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 332
67
  • Pine Island, TX
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,466
66
  • Brookshire, TX
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,999
52
  • San Felipe, TX
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639

Listed above are the best places to live in Katy, TX for 2020. 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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