Movers guide to relocating to Katy, TX

September 18, 2015    By: mramirez


If the Houston homes for sale that are on the market today don’t quite fit the charm and relaxed lifestyle you’re looking for a relocation to Katy, TX could be the answer. Today there are a variety of Katy, TX homes for families of all sizes, including the Sittlerle Homes upscale estates at Roesner Woods.

 

Below is essential information for anyone that’s considering a relocation or planning a move to Katy, TX.

 

Important Facts and Stats

Zip Codes: 77494, 77493

Area Codes: 281, 713, 832, 346

Counties: Harris, Fort Bend and Waller

Population: 15,013 (2013)

Unemployment rate: 4.7%

Schools

Homes near 77494 and 77493 are in the Katy Independent School District (ISD). It’s a “recognized” district that meets the educational needs of more than 70,000 students. There are currently 37 elementary schools, 13 junior high schools and 8 high schools in the Katy ISD. The Roesner Woods community is served by the exemplary Cinco Ranch Junior High and Cinco Ranch High School.

Taxes

The city tax rate has steadily declined in Katy over the last 10 years to its present rate of 0.54672. However, the city also offers a number of exemptions including the Homestead Exemption of 20%. The county tax rate is dependent on where your home is located since the city spans three different counties. Katy’s current sales tax rate is 8.25%, which is the same rate as Houston.