Horizon City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 19,642 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 $60,431.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Horizon City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.86%), teaching (10.21%), and sales jobs (9.18%).
Also of interest is that Horizon City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Horizon City is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Horizon City 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, Horizon City has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Horizon City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The citizens of Horizon City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.39% of adults in Horizon City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Horizon City in 2018 was $21,507, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,028 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 91.55% 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 Irish, German, Italian, English, and Scottish.
Horizon City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.10%.
The most common language spoken in Horizon City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Polish.