• April – Missouri City Public Works Director Scott Elmer was honored by the American Public Works Association Southwest as one of the "Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year."
  • July – Missouri City was ranked #56 on Money magazine’s list of the “100 Best Places to Live in America.” The magazine cited a 43% job growth between 2000 and 2007, rapid commercial development, and acclaimed schools as factors in the rating.
  • July – Missouri City receives the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the 20th straight year.
  • November – Congressional Quarterly recognizes Missouri City as one of the 25 safest cities in America.

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