Statewide Claims to Fame

Harker Heights is 4th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Two or More

Harker Heights is 9th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 27,826 100th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.2 139th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,759.1 160th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 183rd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.5% 115th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.2% 309th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.7% 93rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.5% 119th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Race - White 62.9% 317th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 20.0% 65th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 44th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.9% 69th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.9% 9th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.2% 4th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 18.4% 267th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.0% 199th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.6% 280th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.7% 224th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Housing units 10,347 108th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.8% 183rd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 8,427 112th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.3% 280th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $171,000 65th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 105th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Income per capita $24,419 146th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $62,104 99th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.2% 236th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Harker Heights Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,372 191st 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $279,385 145th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,359 205th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $24,471 150th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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