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.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenn Heights who work in office and administrative support (17.76%), sales jobs (11.71%), and management occupations (6.13%).
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.
One downside of living in Glenn Heights is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Glenn Heights, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Glenn Heights, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Glenn Heights is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town 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: 21.43% of adults in Glenn Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glenn Heights in 2010 was $24,346, 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 $97,384 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 15.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glenn Heights include German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Glenn Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.