Harker Heights, Texas

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Population in 2013: 28,169 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +62.8%
Males: 14,241  (50.6%)
Females: 13,928  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76543, 76548, 76559.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,470 (it was $42,947 in 2000)
Harker Heights:

$64,470
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,863 (it was $20,061 in 2000)

Harker Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $173,892 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Harker Heights:

$173,892
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $155,295; Detached houses: $163,729; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,845; In 2-unit structures: $111,308; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,215; Mobile homes: $50,006; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,421

Median gross rent in 2013: $719.

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  • Races in Harker Heights, TX (2013)

    Harker Heights races chart
    • 14,11850.3%White alone
    • 6,52923.2%Hispanic
    • 4,28515.3%Black alone
    • 1,3864.9%Asian alone
    • 1,3904.9%Two or more races
    • 1640.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 450.2%American Indian alone
    • 200.07%Other race alone

Races in Harker Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harker Heights: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Irish (5.4%), English (5.0%), United States (4.4%), Scottish (1.9%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 12.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,208 people per square mile   (low).

Harker Heights,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Harker Heights:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harker Heights city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2,726 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.8% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

9.7%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Harker Heights, Texas as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harker Heights to the number of sex offenders is 557 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,690 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,253 (1.6%)

Harker Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (4.9 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (53.4 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (123.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Nolanville, TX (1.7 miles ), Killeen, TX (2.2 miles ), Fort Hood, TX (2.9 miles ), Southwest Bell, TX (3.1 miles ), Salado, TX (3.3 miles ), Belton, TX (3.4 miles ), South Bell, TX (3.6 miles ), Morgan's Point Resort, TX (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2000: 140 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2001: 183 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2002: 193 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2003: 308 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2004: 349 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 553 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2006: 389 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2007: 303 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2008: 185 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2009: 176 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2010: 176 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2011: 141 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2012: 204 buildings, average cost: $222,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.07 N, Longitude: 97.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,184 (-14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,773 (23.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 254

Harker Heights household income distribution Harker Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Harker Heights by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 01041011
per 100,000 0.05.50.021.44.90.04.23.9
Rapes 61016116593
per 100,000 33.955.387.358.929.122.837.911.7
Robberies 10618915132124
per 100,000 56.533.298.248.272.959.288.593.8
Assaults 122618181292020
per 100,000 67.8143.898.296.458.341.084.378.2
Burglaries 131158221210261217207187
per 100,000 740.1874.01,205.31,124.61,267.7989.0872.5731.1
Thefts 588602499435720527452534
per 100,000 3,321.83,330.02,721.42,329.63,497.22,401.81,905.12,087.7
Auto thefts 1846283945463036
per 100,000 101.7254.5152.7208.9218.6209.6126.4140.7
Arson 31201100
per 100,000 16.95.510.90.04.94.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.5) 269.1331.7348.5335.6335.9243.1246.7222.3

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Crime rate in Harker Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 57 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,464 (+34.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Harker Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harker Heights, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harker Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Harker Heights city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Harker Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.1 miles away from Harker Heights center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 332.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 258.3 miles away from Harker Heights center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bell County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harker Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harker Heights:

  • HERITAGE CARE HOSPICE LLC (451 EAST CENTRAL TEXAS EXPRESSWAY C)
  • SETON MEDICAL CENTER HARKER HEIGHTS (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 850 W CENTRAL TEXAS EXPRESSWAY)
  • ABSOLUTE HOME CARE (813 S AMY LANE #104)
  • FAMILY CARE HOME HEALTH (581 PAN AMERICAN DRIVE SUITE #2)
  • INDIAN OAKS LIVING CENTER (415 INDIAN OAKS DR)

Amtrak stations near Harker Heights:

  • 6 miles: KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station
  • 9 miles: FORT HOOD (BLDG. 108, 76 TANK BATTALION AVE.) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harker Heights:

  • Central Texas College (about 10 miles; Killeen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 12 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 19 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • Baylor University (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 47 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Austin Community College District (about 51 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)

Public high school in Harker Heights:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harker Heights:

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Library in Harker Heights:

  • HARKER HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $368,202; Location: 400 INDIAN TRL; 37,253 books; 2,000 e-books; 1,252 audio materials; 1,124 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harker Heights: Harker Heights Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Harker Heights Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harker Heights include: Zion Temple Church of God in Christ (A), Mountain View Baptist Church (B), Deliverance Ministries Household of Faith Church of The Living God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hay Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harker Heights include: Kern Park (1), Cox Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harker Heights and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL TEXAS WSC (Population served: 0, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.2% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
103 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Harker Heights, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Harker Heights compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Harker Heights (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Texas: Harker Heights Wal Mart - Rc 880, Harker Heights Branch - Rc 121, First Community Mortgage Company, Market Heights Banking Center - Rc 1. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Union State Bank: Harker Heights Branch at 345 E. Fm 2410, branch established on 2006/10/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $424.1 mil, Deposits: $368.1 mil, headquarters in Florence, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Union State Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Harker Heights Branch at 201 E Central Texas Expy, Unit 1800, branch established on 2009/03/31. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Texas Star Bank, SSB: Harker Heights Branch at 905 E Fm 2410, branch established on 2010/12/28. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $76.0 mil, Deposits: $61.9 mil, headquarters in Lott, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Harker Heights Branch at 100 West Central Texas Expressway, branch established on 1990/12/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Harker Heights Branch at 201 E Central Texas Expy, Suite 1900, branch established on 2008/12/31. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First State Bank Central Texas: Harker Heights Branch at 661 W Central Texas Expressway, #100, branch established on 2003/10/01. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Texas average:

14.4

Harker Heights travel time to work - commute Harker Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harker Heights city (based on Bell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant84,720225
Catholic25,3669
Mainline Protestant16,86144
Other14,38619
Black Protestant5,37819
None163,524-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Bell County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
Bell County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 117
Bell County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$30,744$46,1160$0
Other Government Administration 13$81,070$74,8346$500
Judicial and Legal 7$23,856$40,8963$5,480
Police Protection - Officers 52$225,441$52,0250$0
Police - Other 7$16,364$28,0532$2,775
Firefighters 40$193,400$58,0200$0
Fire - Other 1$2,624$31,4880$0
Streets and Highways 9$33,580$44,7730$0
Health 4$8,586$25,7580$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,621$33,7260$0
Sewerage 6$18,613$37,2260$0
Parks and Recreation 30$71,105$28,4424$3,519
Natural Resources 3$8,688$34,7520$0
Water Supply 9$26,936$35,9150$0
Local Libraries 6$21,443$42,8866$5,441
Other and Unallocable 13$41,433$38,24621$3,720
Totals for Government 210$809,504$46,25742$21,435

13.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,479 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.94%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coryell County, TX  0.90% ($31,859 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($37,160)
from Williamson County, TX  0.33% ($36,341)


14.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,232 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.93%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  0.86% ($29,141 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.44% ($49,661)
to Travis County, TX  0.43% ($31,008)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harker Heights:

  • KRMY (1050 AM; 0 kW; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTEM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harker Heights:

  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K221BM (92.1 FM; KILLEEN, ETC., TX; Owner: JAKE E. KING)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • K232BY (94.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Harker Heights:

  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KPLE-LP (Channel 31; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KILLEEN CHRISTIAN B/CING.CORPORATION)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harker Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harker Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1230 Cedar Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.5 m, Call Sign: WPML266
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.462 MHz, 856.487 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.487 MHz, 858.737 MHz, 859.237 MHz, 859.487 MHz, 859.737 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 02/17/2004, Expiration Date: 09/01/2013, Certifier: Dan Engler
    Registrant: Bell County Communications Center, 708 W. Ave. O, Belton, TX 76513, Phone: (254) 933-5500, Fax: (254) 933-5937, Email:
  • 526 E. Fm 2410 Rd. (Lat: 31.060694 Lon: -97.661806), Call Sign: WQEW805
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 464.137 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 05/05/2006, Expiration Date: 05/05/2016, Certifier: Rami Alatrach
    Registrant: Erc Parts, Inc., 4001 Cobb International Blvd., Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (800) 241-6880, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:
  • 1230 Cedar Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.5 m, Call Sign: WQEZ830
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.462 MHz, 856.487 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.487 MHz, 858.237 MHz, 858.462 MHz, 858.487 MHz, 858.737 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 05/30/2006, Expiration Date: 11/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2007, Certifier: Dalton Cross
    Registrant: Dailey Wells Communication, 3440 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78219, Phone: (210) 893-6507, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • 1230 Ceader Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.5 m, Call Sign: WQGU685
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.462 MHz, 856.487 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.487 MHz, 858.237 MHz, 858.462 MHz, 858.487 MHz, 858.737 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 04/19/2007, Expiration Date: 10/16/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2007, Certifier: Dalton Cross
    Registrant: Dailey Wells Communications, 3440 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78219, Phone: (210) 893-6507, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • 1230 Ceader Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.5 m, Call Sign: WQHS400
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.462 MHz, 856.487 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.487 MHz, 858.737 MHz, 859.237 MHz, 859.462 MHz, 859.487 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Certifier: Dalton Cross
    Registrant: County Of Bell, 708 W. Ave O, Belton, TX 76513, Phone: (254) 933-5500
  • Lat: 31.072139 Lon: -97.681583, Call Sign: WQOR565
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Matthew Maxfield
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 1621 Fuller Ln (Lat: 31.092389 Lon: -97.696111), Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: WPJA989
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.843 MHz, 928.843 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2000, Expiration Date: 10/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/01/2011
    Registrant: Phone: (512) 908-4300
  • TX-KLT011A, 577 Pan American Drive (Lat: 31.077222 Lon: -97.656667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQDH762
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 08/30/2015, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • HARKER HTS, 1230 Cedar Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQEP443
    Assigned Frequencies: 6586.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 03/16/2016, Certifier: Dalton Cross
    Registrant: Dailey Wells Communications, 3440 East Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78219, Phone: (210) 893-6505, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • KIIZ-FM STUDIO, 100 West Central Texas Expressway, Suite 306 (Lat: 31.069278 Lon: -97.669667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.8 m, Overall height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WQFL704
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2006, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Certifier: Stephen G Davis
    Registrant: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • KIIZ-FM STUDIO, 100 West Central Texas Expressway, Suite 306 (Lat: 31.069278 Lon: -97.669667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.8 m, Overall height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WQGI406
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Certifier: Stephen G Davis
    Registrant: Clear Channel Radio, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • HH TANK, 1230 Cedar Oaks (Lat: 31.071472 Lon: -97.641639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQIT752
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Certifier: Gary Young
    Registrant: Dailey Wells Communications, 3440 East Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78219, Phone: (210) 893-6505, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • 100 W Central Texas Expwy 300 (Lat: 31.069333 Lon: -97.669722), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WLJ824
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Townsquare Media, LLC, 2304 West I-20, Suite 180, Arlington, TX 76017, Phone: (214) 295-3533, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harker Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harker Heights)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED195$183,03653$132,070265$168,34516$42,39837$123,5301$25,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$176,4602$219,85025$178,8146$32,4621$261,8400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$167,8966$109,34775$156,22923$26,81411$98,6464$72,598
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$182,6997$145,46486$158,8636$53,89710$112,8241$62,150
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$178,8552$227,21516$138,4901$155,3802$53,3200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.01 , 0219.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$133,6849$169,1931$153,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$144,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$229,4400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$112,3751$95,8700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$75,3800$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.01 , 0219.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 117
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Harker Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harker Heights, TX
Most common first names in Harker Heights, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2573.3 years
James2371.6 years
Robert1971.2 years
Mary1879.3 years
Charles1471.4 years
William1471.8 years
Harold1376.2 years
Edward1171.4 years
Richard971.8 years
Donald970.0 years
Most common last names in Harker Heights, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1670.8 years
Johnson960.2 years
Miller768.1 years
Williams670.0 years
Thomas677.5 years
Davis669.8 years
Jones578.8 years
Moore572.4 years
Brown572.4 years
Young578.2 years
Businesses in Harker Heights, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Nike2
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Panda Express1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Chipotle1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks2
Discount Tire1Subway1
FedEx3Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Target1
H&R Block1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wet Seal1
Maurices1
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