U.S. Beacon March 25, 2019

Harker Heights, TX

Bell County, Texas

Latitude: 31.068459     Longitude: -97.655524
Population 21,337 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4832312, place: Harker Heights city, Texas)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 4,878 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 393 (8.06%)
Kindergarten: 309 (6.33%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,261 (46.35%)
High school (grades 9-12): 951 (19.5%)
College or graduate school: 964 (19.76%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 10,253 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 384 (3.75%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 759 (7.4%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,259 (22.03%)
Some college, no degree: 2,804 (27.35%)
Associate degree: 990 (9.66%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,829 (17.84%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,228 (11.98%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 88.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 12,900 (100%)
Never married: 2,641 (20.47%)
Now married, except separated: 8,173 (63.36%)
Separated: 368 (2.85%)
Total Widowed: 450 (3.49%)
Widowed Female: 395 (3.06%)
Total Divorced: 1,268 (9.83%)
Divorced Female: 707 (5.48%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 403 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 184 (45.66%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 10,358 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 3,276 (31.63%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,210 (100%)
--With a disability: 349 (8.29%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 8,683 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,658 (19.09%)
----Percent employed: 58.9%
--No disability: 7,025 (80.91%)
----Percent employed: 73.8%
Population 65 years and over: 990 (100%)
--With a disability: 393 (39.7%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 15,681 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,666 (36.13%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 8,995 (57.36%)
--Same county: 3,799 (24.23%)
--Different county: 5,196 (33.14%)
----Same state: 1,884 (12.01%)
----Different state: 3,312 (21.12%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 1,020 (6.5%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 17,309 (100%)
Native: 15,925 (92%)
--Born in United States: 14,919 (100%)
----State of residence: 6,642 (38.37%)
----Different state: 8,277 (47.82%)
--Born outside United States: 1,006 (5.81%)
Foreign born: 1,384 (8%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 382 (2.21%)
--Naturalized citizen: 817 (4.72%)
--Not a citizen: 567 (3.28%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,384 (100%)
Europe: 304 (21.97%)
Asia: 507 (36.63%)
Africa: 12 (0.87%)
Oceania: 9 (0.65%)
Latin America: 547 (39.52%)
Northern America: 5 (0.36%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 15,681 (100%)
English only: 13,374 (85.29%)
Language other than English: 2,307 (14.71%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 755 (4.81%)
--Spanish: 1,302 (8.3%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 411 (2.62%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 407 (2.6%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 97 (0.62%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 510 (3.25%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 231 (1.47%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 17,309 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 17,898% (103.4%)
Arab: 90 (0.52%)
Czech: 280 (1.62%)
Danish: 74 (0.43%)
Dutch: 318 (1.84%)
English: 1,416 (8.18%)
French (except Basque): 507 (2.93%)
French Canadian: 140 (0.81%)
German: 2,648 (15.3%)
Greek: 53 (0.31%)
Hungarian: 77 (0.44%)
Irish: 1,866 (10.78%)
Italian: 467 (2.7%)
Lithuanian: 8 (0.05%)
Norwegian: 283 (1.63%)
Polish: 314 (1.81%)
Portuguese: 62 (0.36%)
Russian: 36 (0.21%)
Scotch-Irish: 327 (1.89%)
Scottish: 262 (1.51%)
Slovak: 6 (0.03%)
Subsaharan African: 100 (0.58%)
Swedish: 296 (1.71%)
Swiss: 51 (0.29%)
Ukrainian: 5 (0.03%)
United States or American: 1,631 (9.42%)
Welsh: 55 (0.32%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 51 (0.29%)
Other ancestries: 6,475 (37.41%)

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