Heath is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,211 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Heath is the 284th largest community in Texas.
Heath home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Heath real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Heath is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Heath is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Heath who work in management occupations (25.98%), sales jobs (14.84%), and teaching (11.51%).
Also of interest is that Heath has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Heath is also a city of artists. Heath has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Heath’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Heath telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.34% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Heath is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Heath 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Heath has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Heath’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Heath is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Heath, the average commute to work is 31.50 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Heath doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Heath, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Heath is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.25% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Heath in 2010 was $60,509, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,036 for a family of four.
The people who call Heath home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Heath residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Heath include English, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Heath is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Arabic.