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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Harker Heights is 33,560. Harker Heights, Texas is the 1,180th largest city in the US.
Harker Heights is located entirely in Bell County.
The current population of Harker Heights (33,560) is it's peak population.
Harker Heights has grown 89.7% since the 2000. Harker Heights, Texas is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Harker Heights has a population density of 1,759.1 people per square mile.
|1179||Deer Park, Texas||33,676||17.8%|
|1180||Harker Heights, Texas||33,560||89.7%|
|1186||Dover, New Hampshire||33,171||23.0%|
The total voting age population of Harker Heights, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 20,545. The voting age population is 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.9% of the residents of Harker Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Harker Heights are 62.7% White, 21.6% Black, 6.5% Two or more races, 5.2% Asian, 2.9% Other, 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 22.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Harker Heights, 12.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.6%. On a per-household basis, 10.7% of families are below the poverty line in Harker Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of Harker Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.7% of Harker Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.0% have a bachelor's degree and 12.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Harker Heights residents aged 5 and older, 18.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Harker Heights is 7.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Harker Heights, 28.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Harker Heights is $74,839.
In Harker Heights, 61.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.0% of housing units in Harker Heights.
Of all the housing units in Harker Heights, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Harker Heights, 45.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harker Heights is $936.
In Harker Heights, 88.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.