Neighborhood Guide for New Homes – 77494 & Katy, TX

July 23, 2015    By: mramirez


There are a growing number of new homes in Katy, TX, which speaks to the growing popularity of the area. Options range from townhomes downtown to new upscale communities such as Roesner Woods by Sitterle Homes that provide individually gated estates. The quick neighborhood guide below provides essential information no matter where you live in Katy.

Education

Many people are interested in the Katy, TX homes for sale because of the high quality education provided by the Katy Independent School District. Schools include:

 

·      37 elementary schools

·      13 middle schools

·      8 high schools

·      Rylander Elementary School (within Roesner Woods 77494 region)

·      Cinco Ranch Junior High (within Roesner Woods 77494 region)

·      Cinco Ranch High School (within Roesner Woods 77494 region)

 

Utilities

Utilities are provided by the following:

 

Water and Sewer – City of Katy

 

Garbage and Recycling Collection – City of Katy

 

Natural Gas – Centerpoint Energy

 

Electricity – Katy is in a deregulated energy market, which means there are a number of retail electric providers offering services throughout the city. To find available plans visit PowertoChoose.org.

 

Crime Statistics

The crime statistics show that 77494 has a much lower crime rate compared to the national average and Houston metro area across the board. In some cases it’s 72% lower compared to averages around the country. This means that Katy is an extremely safe community where parents can feel comfortable raising their children.