Horizon City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 19,288 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Horizon City is the 151st largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Horizon City, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Horizon City, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Horizon City’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Horizon City does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $56,911.00.
Horizon City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Horizon City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Horizon City who work in office and administrative support (12.15%), sales jobs (10.05%), and management occupations (10.02%).
Because of many things, Horizon City 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, Horizon City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Horizon City 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.
In Horizon City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Horizon City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.66% of adults 25 and older in Horizon City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Horizon City in 2010 was $17,137, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,548 for a family of four. However, Horizon City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Horizon City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Horizon City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Horizon City, accounting for 82.34% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Horizon City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Horizon City include French , Irish, Dutch, and English.
Horizon City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.06%.
The most common language spoken in Horizon City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Korean.