Glenn Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,127 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glenn Heights is the 187th largest community in Texas.
Glenn Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Glenn Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Glenn Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glenn Heights is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenn Heights who work in office and administrative support (16.42%), sales jobs (9.03%), and teaching (7.14%).
A relatively large number of people in Glenn Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.12% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In Glenn Heights, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Glenn Heights who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.26% of adults in Glenn Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glenn Heights in 2018 was $26,543, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,172 for a family of four. However, Glenn Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Glenn Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Glenn Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glenn Heights residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Glenn Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glenn Heights include Irish, Italian, English, European, and German.
The most common language spoken in Glenn Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.