The suburban Katy, Texas, 77494 ZIP code was ranked as the fastest-growing in the nation, Mattingly said. The ZIP code boasted 596 new household move-ins in May, surpassing all other ZIP codes in the country.
Another area of Katy is in this ZIP code, ranked No. 11 in the nation by WelcomeMat Services. The Harris County ZIP code north of I-10 and east of Grand Parkway had 476 new move-ins in May, according to the study and the Houston Business Journal.
Houston’s thriving Energy Corridor neighborhood is partly within this ZIP code. The community earns its name thanks to the multiple energy companies that call the area home. Employers such as CITGO, Shell and British Petroleum are a draw for some residents.
Suburban League City’s ZIP code came in 35th in the nation, with 421 household move-ins during May 2014. The community’s proximity to the Gulf of Mexico’s waterfront at Kemah is an attraction for many residents. League City is shared by Harris and Galveston counties.