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
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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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