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.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Harker Heights, employing 6.85% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Healthcare industries employ 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.
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.
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.