Heath is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,953 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 89.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Heath is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Heath who work in management occupations (24.19%), sales jobs (14.90%), and office and administrative support (11.38%).
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.
Because of many things, Heath is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Heath really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Heath perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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 33.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Heath does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Heath. 60.64% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Heath in 2010 was $64,292, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,168 for a family of four.
Heath is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Heath is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.