The city of Harker Heights, Texas is situated in the Killeen metropolitan area.
Harker Heights is fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line.
In Harker Heights, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while mobile homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for houses in this part of the Killeen metropolitan area is 1996. This city has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the population of this city own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
Home owners may consider it difficult to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Concerning eating, getting to one of around 10 supermarkets on foot is an option for some, but not all, house buyers in Harker Heights. There are also over 50 restaurants in this city.
This part of the Killeen metropolitan area is very car friendly. It is very easy to park, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from any location in this city. In contrast, traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Harker Heights since very few common errands can be run without having to use a car.