Harker Heights SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Harker Heights, Texas Info Snack

Harker Heights is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census there were 26,700 people, 9,488 households, and 7,139 families residing in the city, up from a population of 17,308 in 2000. This makes Harker Heights the third largest city in Bell County, after Killeen and Temple. Incorporated in 1960, the city derives its name from one of the two original landowners and founder, Harley Kern. Harker Heights is part of the Killeen?Temple?Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area. People usually refer to the town as just "Heights".
Population
29,548
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
13.1%
Median Home
$171,900
Median Income
$71,817
Median Rent
$893

Rankings for Harker Heights in Texas

Best Places Around Harker Heights

1

Fort Hood, TX
Population 28,350

2

Temple, TX
Population 71,138

3

Killeen, TX
Population 138,745

4

Copperas Cove, TX
Population 33,052

5

Belton, TX
Population 20,138

Map Of Harker Heights, TX

Population over time in Harker Heights

Year Population % Change
2017 29,548 2.9%
2016 28,716 1.8%
2015 28,199 1.6%
2014 27,757 2.2%
2013 27,163 2.2%
2012 26,579 3.0%
2011 25,814 3.8%
2010 24,877 -

Crime in Harker Heights Per 100k

Crime Harker Heights TX USA
Violent Crime 257.8 438.9 382.9
Murder 16.5 5.0 5.3
Robbery 79.3 114.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 85.9 268.8 248.9
Property Crime 3418.0 2562.6 2362.0
Burglary 429.7 473.7 430.4
Larceny 2816.3 1848.5 1694.0
Car Theft 171.9 240.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Harker Heights

White
52.0% (15,368)
African American
16.4% (4,853)
American Indian
0.3% (75)
Asian
4.5% (1,332)
Hawaiian
0.6% (172)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
5.5% (1,617)
Hispanic
20.7% (6,115)
Race Harker Heights TX USA
White 52.0% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 16.4% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.5% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 20.7% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Harker Heights, Texas

Less than $10,000
7.8% (230,474)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (50,231)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.0% (177,288)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.9% (203,881)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (357,530)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (496,406)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.7% (552,547)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.1% (623,462)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (138,875)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (127,056)
Income Harker Heights TX USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.0% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.9% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.7% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.1% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Harker Heights

Female
49.8% (14,702)
Male
50.2% (14,845)
Gender Harker Heights TX USA
Female 49.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Harker Heights for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.7% (1,096)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,181)
High School / GED
21.2% (6,270)
Some College
27.3% (8,056)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,377)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (7,082)
Master's Degree
10.4% (3,086)
Professional Degree
0.6% (179)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (217)
Education Harker Heights TX USA
< 9th Grade 3.7% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.2% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 27.3% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.4% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.1% 1.4%

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