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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 Score88
  • 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
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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
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  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,909
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  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,312
86
  • Fulshear, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,572
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  • 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
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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
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  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,688
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  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,871
83
  • 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
83
  • 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
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  • 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
81
  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,799
81
  • 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
81
  • 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
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  • 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
80
  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,098
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  • East Bernard, TX
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,576
78
  • 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
78
  • 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
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  • Weston Lakes, TX
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,069
77
  • Fifth Street, TX
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,071
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  • Brazos Country, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639
76
  • 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
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  • Waller, TX
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,459
74
  • Cumings, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 632
73
  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,655
73
  • Simonton, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 792
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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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  • Pattison, TX
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
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  • 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
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  • 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
70
  • Wallis, TX
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,411
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  • Pine Island, TX
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,466
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  • 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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  • Orchard, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 332
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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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