Glenn Heights, TX
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Glenn Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,042 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Glenn Heights is the 206th 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Glenn Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.07%), sales jobs (11.04%), and management occupations (6.92%).

Also of interest is that Glenn Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Glenn Heights, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small city, Glenn Heights has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Glenn Heights citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.03% of adults in Glenn Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Glenn Heights in 2010 was $24,476, 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 $97,904 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 15.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glenn Heights include English, German, Italian, and African.

The most common language spoken in Glenn Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.

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