Katy, Texas Population 2024

28,044

Katy is a city located in Fort Bend County, Harris County, and Waller County Texas. Katy has a 2024 population of 28,044. Katy is currently growing at a rate of 5.24% annually and its population has increased by 24.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,462 in 2020.

The average household income in Katy is $147,414 with a poverty rate of 3.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Katy is 35.7 years, 34.1 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Katy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Katy was:

  • White: 57.36%
  • Black or African American: 12.16%
  • Other race: 10.95%
  • Two or more races: 10.82%
  • Asian: 7.04%
  • Native American: 1.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
15.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,867.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
24.85% (5,582)
The current population of Katy, Texas is 28,044 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,462.

Katy, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,09457.36%
Black or African American2,77612.16%
Other race2,50010.95%
Two or more races2,47010.82%
Asian1,6077.04%
Native American3791.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Katy Population by Race

Katy Population Pyramid 2024

Katy Median Age

35.7

Total

34.1

Male

37.5

Female

Katy Adults

There are 15,846 adults, (2,532 of whom are seniors) in Katy.

Katy Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Katy Sex Ratio

Female11,39049.9%
Male11,43650.1%

Katy Population by Age

Katy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,9933.2479.420.6
Married4,8493.6586.813.2
Non Family1,2251.3870.929.1
Female5653.5861.238.8
Male3543.5236.463.6

3.57

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Katy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6724.72%
9th to 12th Grade4653.26%
High School Graduate2,49817.54%
Some College2,77319.47%
Associates Degree1,1428.02%
Bachelors Degree3,93727.64%
Graduate Degree2,75519.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Katy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Katy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,5207,3223,687
Hispanic3,7372,8981,245
Black1,4721,409771
Other Race1,4131,047555
2+ Races1,2881,127501
Asian1,0631,045699
Native American27722817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.76%.

Katy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,228$84,760$44,740
Less Than 9th Grade$37,212$47,500$33,995
High School Graduate$50,074$50,720$43,309
Some College$51,702$69,375$40,827
Bachelors Degree$82,440$115,333$63,896
Graduate Degree$100,094$165,967$43,669

$63,228

Average Earnings

$84,760

Average Male

$44,740

Average Female

Katy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Katy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Katy Language

70.95% of Katy residents speak only English, while 29.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.88% of the population.

Katy Language

Katy Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,8395337.79%
Other2,49141916.82%
Black2,6691214.53%
White10,5471030.98%
Multiple2,455732.97%

3.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.31%

Male Poverty Rate

4.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Katy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Katy is Other, with 16.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Katy is White, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.52%.

Katy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.07%
High School6.69%
Some College2.8%
Bachelors or Greater0.19%

Katy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.14%
Male Unemployed4.45%
Female Employed2.47%
Male Employed0%

Katy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Katy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$114,917$147,414
Families$133,479$162,685
Married Families$142,298$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,380$68,542

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Katy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Katy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Katy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Katy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Katy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,103

Number of Veterans

912

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War513
Second Gulf War314
Vietnam281
Korea25
World War II20

Katy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54451
75+281
55 to 64127
18 to 34122
65 to 74122

Katy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7988.44%
Hispanic2575.6%
2+ Races16210.28%
Black764.22%
Other Race402.65%
Native American174.49%
Asian100.89%

Katy Veterans by Race

Katy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Katy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Katy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Katy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Katy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.85%

Born in Katy

81.88%

Native Born

18.12%

Foreign Born

8.08%

Non Citizen

10.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.88% of Katy residents were born in the United States, with 51.85% having been born in Texas. 8.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Katy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202935,0211,3954.15%
202833,6261,3964.33%
202732,2301,3954.52%
202630,8351,3964.74%
202529,4391,3954.97%
202428,0441,3965.24%
202326,6481,3955.52%
202225,2531,4326.01%
202123,8211,3596.05%
202022,4627953.67%
201921,6672,33512.08%
201819,3321,1986.61%
201718,1341,0185.95%
201617,1169535.9%
201516,1635753.69%
201415,5885573.71%
201315,0313202.18%
201214,7113022.1%
201114,4092431.72%
201014,1662,39120.31%
200011,7753,77047.1%
19908,0052,34541.43%
19805,6602,73793.64%
19702,92300%

Katy Population by Year