Harker Heights employment information

IndexHarker HeightsTexasNational
Income per capita$25,581$26,513$28,555
Median household income$63,878$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,041$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$42,813$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$38,468$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$25,541$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level14.9%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harker Heights is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harker Heights is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harker Heights is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harker Heights is 4% lower than the national average.

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Harker Heights median earnings by income bracket

Harker Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector4.5%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.2%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%14.9%
Public administration12.0%8.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%1.1%
Education, health & social services14.5%41.6%

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Harker Heights, TX27,757$63,87819%

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Harker Heights, TX27,757$63,87819%
Source: The Harker Heights, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.