Featured neighborhood: Learn more about Grand Lakes in the Katy area

Grand Lakes in Katy
The neighborhood has several lakes, which attract a variety of birds. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)

The neighborhood has several lakes, which attract a variety of birds. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Grand Lakes has a playgrounds for children. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grand Lakes regularly hosts community events, according to the homeowners association. (Photos by Jen Para/Community (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grand Lakes has several pools. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grand Lakes has nearly 3,000 single-family homes in the Katy area across two ZIP codes—77494 and 77450—and several municipal utility districts.

  • Median home value: $457,500

  • Homes on the market as of 1/1/20: 14

  • Homes under contract: 1

  • Median annual property taxes: $11,518

  • Median price per square foot: $121.79

  • Average days on the market as of 1/1/20: 164

  • Build-out year: 2000

  • Square footage: 1,815-4,576

  • Home values: $264,100-$675,000

  • HOA dues (estimated): $1,150 annually

  • Schools: Alexander Elementary School, Griffin Elementary School, Beckendorff Junior High School and Seven Lakes High School in Katy ISD

  • Amenities: stocked lakes, four pools, splash pad and spray park, dog park, community garden, putting greens, tennis courts, playgrounds and walking trails

Sample property taxes (in dollars)

  • Katy ISD: 1.5166

  • Fort Bend County General: 0.4450

  • Fort Bend Drainage: 0.0190

  • Fort Bend County ESD: 2 0.1000

  • Grand Lakes WCID: 0.0650

  • Grand Lakes MUD 2: 0.2650

  • Total (per $100 valuation): 2.4106

Data provided by See Tim Sell LLC, Tim Sojka, Keller Williams Realty
By Jen Para

Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Jen has written about business, politics and education. Prior to CI, Jen was the web producer at Houston Business Journal.


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