Harker Heights demographics profile

StatisticHarker HeightsTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,83511391
Median age32.434.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%48%43%
Speak English84%65%79%
Speak Spanish8%30%13%
Harker Heights, TX has a population of 28,716 and is the 1,491st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,835 per sq mi which is 1524% higher than the Texas average and 1926% higher than the national average. The median age in Harker Heights is 32 which is approximately 5% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Harker Heights, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 35% of Harker Heights residents were born in Texas, 48% were born out of state, 7% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Harker Heights is 1524% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Harker Heights is 5% lower than Texas.
  • In Harker Heights 68.02% of the population is White.
  • In Harker Heights 16.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Harker Heights 4.24% of the population is Asian.

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Harker Heights population breakdown by race

RaceHarker HeightsTexasNational
Black or African American16.11%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.75%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race8.44%2.50%3.06%
Other race2.27%5.79%4.75%
In Harker Heights, 19.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Harker Heights, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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