Harper is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,219 people and just one neighborhood, Harper is the 766th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Harper real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Harper house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harper is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harper is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Harper who work in sales jobs (18.88%), office and administrative support (13.30%) and teaching (12.02%).
Also of interest is that Harper has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Harper is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Harper a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Harper has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Harper’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Harper is worth considering.
In Harper, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.04 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Harper does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.