Katy, Texas Population 2021

26,609
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Katy is a city located in Fort Bend County and Harris County Texas. With a 2020 population of 26,609, it is the 116th largest city in Texas and the 1456th largest city in the United States . Katy is currently growing at a rate of 10.10% annually and its population has increased by 88.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,102 in 2010. Katy reached it's highest population of 26,609 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Katy has a population density of 1,830 people per square mile.

The average household income in Katy is $110,258 with a poverty rate of 3.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,030 per month, and the median house value is $197,300. The median age in Katy is 40 years, 40.6 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Katy Demographics

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

  • White: 80.28%
  • Other race: 7.09%
  • Black or African American: 6.60%
  • Asian: 4.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Katy, Texas is 26,609 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,102.

Katy, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,21980.28%
Some Other Race1,4327.09%
Black or African American1,3336.60%
Asian8674.29%
Two or More Races2731.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native780.39%
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Katy Population by Race

Katy Population Pyramid $2021

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Katy Median Age

40


Total

40.6


Male

39


Female

Katy Adults

There are 15,330 adults, (2,853 of whom are seniors) in Katy.

Katy Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Katy Sex Ratio

Female

9,712

48.07%

Male

10,490

51.93%

Katy Population by Age

Katy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Katy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.3%14.7%
Married85%15%
All80.4%19.6%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family64.8%35.2%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Katy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6513.0180.4
Married4,6873.3585
Non Family1,2441.3264.8
Female4083.4485.3
Male3124.1366.3

3.36

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Katy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0347.36%
9th to 12th Grade7205.13%
High School Graduate3,60025.64%
Some College2,91820.78%
Associates Degree8546.08%
Bachelors Degree2,82320.10%
Graduate Degree2,09314.91%
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Katy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Katy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,4618,0933,514
Hispanic3,8632,526855
Black1,0101,010118
Other Race86070373
Asian643594422
2+ Races13013034
Native American3827

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.63%.

Katy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,969$52,506$40,123
Less Than 9th Grade$32,423$38,647$27,404
High School Graduate$30,611$35,482$21,038
Some College$42,803$62,065$37,063
Bachelors Degree$68,929$90,723$56,610
Graduate Degree$91,283$125,573$80,625

$46,969

Average Earnings

$52,506

Average Male

$40,123

Average Female

Katy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Katy Language by Age

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Katy Language

68.74% of Katy residents speak only English, while 31.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.54% of the population.

Katy Language

Katy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,9313295.55%
White11,6913052.61%
Asian861829.52%
Other1,426584.07%
Native785165.38%
Multiple273279.89%

3.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.38%

Male Poverty Rate

4.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Katy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Katy is Native, with 65.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Katy is White, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.65%.

Katy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College5.07%
Less Than 9th Grade4.31%
High School3.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Katy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed4.40%
Male Employed2.19%
Female Employed1.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Katy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Katy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,091$110,258
Families$97,190$122,672
Married Families$101,852-
Non Families$45,430$52,523
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Income by Household Type

Katy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Katy Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Katy Marital Status

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1,157

Number of Veterans

1,060

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War412
Vietnam307
World War II147
Second Gulf War137
Korea60

Katy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54394
75+322
65 to 74185
55 to 64170
18 to 3486

Katy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9958.09%
Hispanic741.62%
Other Race747.01%
Black464.37%
Asian263.54%
2+ Races1611.59%

Katy Veterans by Race

Katy Veterans by Education

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1.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Katy Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Katy Employment by Age

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Katy Employment by Race

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Katy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.03%

Born in Katy

81.13%

Native Born

18.87%

Foreign Born

11.87%

Non Citizen

7.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.13% of Katy residents were born in the United States, with 53.03% having been born in Texas. 11.87% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,6092,44010.10%
202024,1692,44011.23%
201921,7292,44012.65%
201819,2891,1946.60%
201718,0951,0115.92%
201617,0849465.86%
201516,1385643.62%
201415,5745543.69%
201315,0203132.13%
201214,7073032.10%
201114,4042371.67%
201014,1672,3921.87%
200011,7753,7703.93%
19908,0052,3453.53%
19805,6602,7376.83%
19702,9230.00%

Katy Population by Year