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City Guide
Katy
Moving to the City

There is a strong rental market for homes in Katy, Texas, so you should be able to find a great place to live even on short notice. It's a good idea to allow yourself at least a month though, to find the perfect two bedroom apartment, three bedroom home, or whatever your ideal living accommodation would be. Make sure that you have the usual documents with you. Most apartments here are managed by professionals who will expect you to be professional too. Have your proof of income, credit history, and money for a deposit ready when you find your dream rental home or townhouse.

Neighborhoods of Katy

Memorial Parkway and Nottingham Country: Memorial Parkway is a Katy Area community founded in the 1970s and is one of the oldest subdivisions in this part of Texas. It is near Nottingham Country, a similar development. Both are popular, residential areas served by local schools in which you'll be able to find some great homes for rent.

Bridgewater Community: Likewise the Bridgewater Community features amenities like a pool, community clubhouse, playgrounds, tennis courts, and more. You'll find mostly rental houses here that are both spacious and affordable.

Cinco Ranch: Cinco Ranch is a newer development, also in the Katy Area, and with mostly single-family homes available.

Apartment rentals in Katy, are available as well, with units in communities featuring community clubhouses and pools to escape the hot Texas sun and socialize with your neighbors.

Old Katy and the Katy Area generally are largely suburban centers with all of the shopping and services you'd expect to find in a major metropolitan area.

Living in the City

Though you'll be able to take advantage of public transportation to commute into Houston for work, bring your car along for the rest of your suburban lifestyle as local transit is limited at best. When friends and family come to check out your new rental home in Katy, they'll have easy access via both George Bush and Hobby Airports in Houston.

Residents enjoy attending the monthly Katy Market Days in Old Town Katy where they can shop for farm fresh produce, homemade jams and jellies, local honey, and support local artists and crafters selling their one-of-a-kind goods.

Seasonal activities include the annual Brunch with the Easter Bunny where kids can play games and decorate their baskets while visiting with a really big rabbit.

Don't miss the cheekily-named Real Craftwives of Katy Expo where local artisans will offer a variety of handmade goods like clothes, bags, photographs, baked treats and more.

Music lovers will enjoy Cinco Ranch's Spring Concert Series with live music and a chance to unwind on Thursday evenings to a mix of rock, country, Latin, and more.

With its vibrant small-town history, its growing economy, and its proximity to the bustle of Houston, renting a home in Katy is a great choice.

Rent Report
Katy

September 2017 Katy Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Katy Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Katy rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Katy rents declined moderately over the past month

Katy rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, and are down slightly by 1.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Katy stand at $1,110 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,350 for a two-bedroom. Katy's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.5%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Rents falling across the Houston Metro

Rent prices have been decreasing not just in Katy over the past year, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities in the Houston metro for which we have data, 8 of them have seen prices drop. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Baytown has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 5.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,040, while one-bedrooms go for $850.
  • Over the past year, Spring has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 3.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,320, while one-bedrooms go for $1,080.
  • Sugar Land has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Houston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,560; rents were down 0.8% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.
  • Pasadena has the least expensive rents in the Houston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $960; rents grew 0.5% over the past month but fell 1.0% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Katy

As rents have fallen in Katy, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Katy is less affordable for renters.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with Texas as a whole logging rent growth of 1.5% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.8% in San Antonio, 2.8% in Dallas, and 2.0% in Austin.
  • Katy's median two-bedroom rent of $1,350 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 1.7% decline in Katy.
  • While rents in Katy fell over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Los Angeles (+5.0%), and Phoenix (+4.9%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Katy than most large cities. For example, Memphis has a median 2BR rent of $830, where Katy is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Houston $810 $990 -0.1% -2.4%
Pasadena $780 $960 0.5% -1.0%
Pearland $1,090 $1,330 0.6% -0.5%
League City $1,210 $1,480 -0.1% 1.9%
Sugar Land $1,270 $1,560 0.0% -0.8%
Baytown $850 $1,040 1.0% 5.8%
Conroe $850 $1,040 0.2% -3.2%
Spring $1,080 $1,320 0.1% -3.3%
Stafford $960 $1,180 -0.7% -1.7%
Humble $990 $1,210 -0.2% -1.1%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.