Located on the western edge of Houston, Katy is a comfortable suburb with a historic town square. The fast-growing city is home to just over 24,000 people. Its senior population is slightly below average at 13%. The city is a safe place to live and gets sunny weather all year. People living in Katy have access to Houston-area hospitals ranked among the best in the country. 

In Katy, seniors also have a range of assisted living facilities to choose from. In addition to offering entertainment and amenities, these facilities generally deliver care around the clock. Staff are available to help with daily tasks such as chores and cooking as well as personal care. In Katy, assisted living costs $4,245 per month, which is less than the national average.

This guide helps seniors decide whether assisted living in Katy is right for them by discussing the cost of care in the city as well as some pros and cons of living in the area. It also lists resources available to Katy’s seniors.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Katy, TX

Atria Cinco Ranch

24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd, Katy, TX, 77494

We liked Atria Cinco Ranch, but it’s over the top of my mother-in-law’s budget. It had the most amenities out of all the ones we visited. It had one and one-and-a-half bedrooms and they had this littl … (read more)
We liked Atria Cinco Ranch, but it’s over the top of my mother-in-law’s budget. It had the most amenities out of all the ones we visited. It had one and one-and-a-half bedrooms and they had this littl … (read more)

2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2022

Sunrise of Cinco Ranch

21939 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, TX, 77450

The staff at Sunrise of Cinco Ranch are courteous and caring; they’ve been very attentive. They have beautiful, spacious apartments. I think the majority of people here have more of a studio or a sing … (read more)
The staff at Sunrise of Cinco Ranch are courteous and caring; they’ve been very attentive. They have beautiful, spacious apartments. I think the majority of people here have more of a studio or a sing … (read more)

The Reserve at Katy

21601 Provincial Blvd, Katy, TX, 77450

The Reserve at Katy is a senior living facility in Katy, Texas that offers many amenities to its residents. Residents enjoy a variety of activities and services, including cognitive stimulation throug … (read more)
The Reserve at Katy is a senior living facility in Katy, Texas that offers many amenities to its residents. Residents enjoy a variety of activities and services, including cognitive stimulation throug … (read more)

Carriage Inn – Katy

1400 Katy-Flewellen Dr, Katy, TX, 77494

We visited both the assisted living and memory care at Carriage Inn-Katy. It is one of my favorites, because the location is very convenient for me. The staff was very friendly and everything was well … (read more)
We visited both the assisted living and memory care at Carriage Inn-Katy. It is one of my favorites, because the location is very convenient for me. The staff was very friendly and everything was well … (read more)

Caydance Assisted Living

24802 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, TX, 77494

The staff at Caydance Assisted Living was very professional and friendly. I had a good time speaking to the manager or the person in charge of the tours. They answered all my questions. I also got to … (read more)
The staff at Caydance Assisted Living was very professional and friendly. I had a good time speaking to the manager or the person in charge of the tours. They answered all my questions. I also got to … (read more)

St Joan’s Care Home

20707 Riley Copper Drive, Katy, TX, 77449

I have a relative at the facility and he gets constant attention because the facility is small and the care services is very good and the rooms are very clean and organized ,my loved one gets what he … (read more)
I have a relative at the facility and he gets constant attention because the facility is small and the care services is very good and the rooms are very clean and organized ,my loved one gets what he … (read more)

The Legacy at Falcon Point

1520 Katy Gap Road, Katy, TX, 77494

I visited both assisted and memory care of The Legacy at Falcon Point. It was nice, efficient, and clean. The staff who accommodated me was very nice and very informative. The rooms were small, but th … (read more)
I visited both assisted and memory care of The Legacy at Falcon Point. It was nice, efficient, and clean. The staff who accommodated me was very nice and very informative. The rooms were small, but th … (read more)

Evergreen Cottages – Bridgewater Cottage

21715 Bridgewater Village Dr., Katy, TX, 77449


Tuscany Living Villas

28019 Norfolk Trail Court, Katy, TX, 77494

I loved Tuscany Living Villas. It’s beautiful, the people were great, the facility was gorgeous, the facilitators were very friendly, and the food was great. It was a perfect setting for my mother. Th … (read more)
I loved Tuscany Living Villas. It’s beautiful, the people were great, the facility was gorgeous, the facilitators were very friendly, and the food was great. It was a perfect setting for my mother. Th … (read more)




Silvercrest Assisted Living & Memory Care

7002 Settlers Village Dr., Katy, TX, 77449


Veranda House Assisted Living

5129 E 5th St, Katy, TX, 77493

This place is not heathy for your family I did a tour and the lady seen a bug and killed it and kept walking like I didn’t see her do it…The room she showed me looked like the bathroom been used v … (read more)
This place is not heathy for your family I did a tour and the lady seen a bug and killed it and kept walking like I didn’t see her do it…The room she showed me looked like the bathroom been used v … (read more)

The Villa Assisted Living and Memory Care

26110 Willow Colony Lane, Katy, TX, 77494

The main thing that I like about this place is that the people living there have freedom. As soon as you walk in you see them outside on the porch or in the garden. Of course the nurse is there watchi … (read more)
The main thing that I like about this place is that the people living there have freedom. As soon as you walk in you see them outside on the porch or in the garden. Of course the nurse is there watchi … (read more)

Villas of Park Grove

600 Park Grove Lane, Katy, TX, 77450


Bethel Place

23330 Allister Court, Katy, TX, 77494


Agape Heritage Home II

20334 Memorial Pass Dr, Katy, TX, 77450


Fairview Residential Care

2119 Marot Drive, Katy, TX, 77493


Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home

25155 Fulshear Gaston Road, Richmond, TX, 77406


COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Katy

Since most COVID-19 rules for Assisted Living Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Assisted Living in Texas. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Katy

In Katy and the rest of the state, assisted living communities are governed by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. This body upholds regulations about cleanliness, quality of care and staff training. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Katy

  • Katy gets warm weather all year, which many older adults may appreciate. The city has 208 sunny days per year compared to the national average of 205. It also sees no snow in the winter.
  • The city’s air quality is one point above the U.S. average of 59, making Katy a good choice for seniors looking to manage or reduce the possibility of respiratory health problems.
  • In Katy, the average cost of living is a little bit high, at 4.2 points above the U.S. benchmark of 100. However, health care costs are 7.6 points below average.
  • There are 185 physicians per 100,000 people in Katy, which is lower than the nationwide median of 205 per 100,000. Although family doctors are a little busier than usual, the area is home to some of the highest-rated hospitals.
  • Katy is a safe place to live. Its violent crime rate is ranked 15.3 compared to the national median of 22.7. While property crime rates are high, at 53.3 compared to 35.4, most retirement communities have great security.

Paying for Assisted Living in Katy

In Katy, assisted living costs an average of $4,245 per month, according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey. This price is higher than the Texas average of $3,998. However, assisted living in Katy is more affordable than the U.S. median of $4,500.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities 

In nearby College Station, assisted living prices are on par with the state average cost of $3,998. Costs are lower in coastal city Corpus Christi, at $3,388. In Victoria, seniors pay $5,600 for the same type of care. At $5,345 per month, costs are a little lower in Austin.

$4245

Katy

$3998

Texas

$4500

United States

$5345

Austin

$3998

College Station

$5600

Victoria

$3388

Corpus Christi

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

It may be beneficial for seniors to consider the costs and services included with other types of care. Adult day health care is the most affordable choice, averaging $1,099 per month. In-home care and home health care each cost $4,576. For a semiprivate room in a Katy nursing home, seniors can expect to pay $5,262 per month. 

$4576

In-Home Care

$4576

Home Health Care

$1099

Adult Day Health Care

$4245

Assisted Living Facility

$5262

Nursing Home (semiprivate room)

Note: Data for Katy was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Houston, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Katy

Look for programs designed to ease the cost of assisted living. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services has a number of services to help seniors stretch limited budgets.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Texas page.

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities in Texas

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Katy

Nonprofits and government organizations in Katy offer a range of supportive services for seniors, ranging from information to advocacy and financial assistance. Some of the area’s free resources are listed below.

Resource 

Contact 

Description 

(713) 627-3200 

This local Agency on Aging provides education and guidance to help adults aged 60 and up remain healthy as they age. Options counselors can help seniors access benefits, long-term care, health care and other services.

(855) 937-2372

Through this department, seniors can contact the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman. The ombudsman provides education about elder rights and advocates for seniors concerned about their care. Health insurance counseling is also available here.

(800) 733-8394

Seniors, veterans and adults with low incomes can get help with a variety of legal matters through this pro bono legal aid office. These include debt issues, public benefits denials and elder abuse. At this office's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, seniors can obtain help working with the IRS to reduce debt.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Katy

Katy Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Texas are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Texas page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Texas