Katy, Texas is an area perfect for families who want to escape the hustle and bustle of big city living. Katy has a population of around 14,000 and is projected to continue to grow steadily in the coming years. Notable neighborhoods in Katy include Green Trails, Pin Oak Village, Grayson Lakes, Seven Meadows, Pine Mill Ranch, Silver Ranch, and Cinco Ranch. Katy's most well known attraction is Katy Mills Mall. The gradiose shopping center consists of 1.3 million square feet of retail space, a movie theater, indoor trolley, and a multitude of restaurants to choose from.
Another feature of Katy is its school system zoned under the Katy Independent School System. KISD has over 25 elementary schools, 12 middle schools and seven high schools. Katy has a competitive athletic program as well.
Katy, Texas is a 30 minute drive west from the center of Downtown, Houston.