Harker Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,097 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Harker Heights is the 103rd largest community in Texas.
Harker Heights is a military town: the armed forces employs 6.85% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 14.73% and 13.91% of the civilian workforce respectively.
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.
Harker Heights is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.
The citizens of Harker Heights are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.22% of adults in Harker Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harker Heights in 2018 was $30,833, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,332 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 20.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Harker Heights include German, Irish, Dutch, English, and British.
The most common language spoken in Harker Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.