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Harker Heights, TX
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Harker Heights profile

Living in Harker Heights

Harker Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 34,102 people and six associated neighborhoods, Harker Heights is the 103rd largest community in Texas. Harker Heights has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Harker Heights, where the median household income is $72,258.00.

Harker Heights is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Harker Heights, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

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

The city of Harker Heights is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

In terms of college education, Harker Heights is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.30% of adults in Harker Heights have a college degree.

The per capita income in Harker Heights in 2018 was $34,203, 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 $136,812 for a family of four. However, Harker Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harker Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Harker Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harker Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Harker Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Harker Heights include German, English, Dutch, Irish, and British.

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