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Harker Heights

Why you'd want to live in Harker Heights

The 25,000-plus residents of the Central Texas city known as Harker Heights, in Bell County, believe that a strong sense of community makes for a strong and vibrant city to call home. The convenience of Harker Heights, located roughly 10 miles west of I-35 which connects Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, makes this part of Texas a desirable location to live. The real estate market in Harker Heights is home to many military families due to its close proximity to Fort Hood, only a short drive west on Hwy 190. Families wishing to settle in Harker Heights can find real estate for sale ranging from beautiful Texas land on which to build your dream home, to a pre-existing executive home with a taste of Tuscany on a large hillside lot. Homebuyers will find an abundance of affordable housing in lovely single family subdivisions with ranch or contemporary homes for sale. The long, winding streets and beautifully landscaped lawns embracing the real estate market of Harker Heights make residents proud to live in this city. The parks and recreation facilities in the city are paramount to bringing together the community. The nine outdoor leisure areas offer the best in sports complexes, miles of trails for jogging or walking, picnic areas, playgrounds, and the 34-acre Carl Levin City Park, which offers a swimming pool, fishing pond, amphitheater, and pavilion. Harker Heights has an average annual temperature of 67 degrees and is surrounded by the natural beauty of plentiful pecan and oak trees. This town makes outdoor family fun a true community event. One of Harker Height’s greatest assets is Stillhouse Hollow Lake, a public lake with ample parks and boat ramps for those family outings. Harker Heights is undergoing fast growth and is making a name for itself as a fabulous place to call home, with many options in dining, civic organizations, a public library, and entertainment. The fine schools of the Killeen Independent School District provide excellent educational opportunities for the young residents of Harker Heights.

Harker Heights Market Report

$268,234

AVERAGE PRICE OF 235 HOMES

$145,980

AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,752,086

AVERAGE PRICE OF 8 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$279,918

AVERAGE PRICE OF 25 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$273,316

AVERAGE PRICE OF 18 HOMES WITH A POOL

$233,940

AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $268,234
Avg Bedrooms 2.31 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.6 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $48,200
3 bedrooms $207,904
4 bedrooms $249,554
5 bedrooms $320,952
Harker Heights Home Price Trends
  1/2020 12/2019 11/2019 10/2019 9/2019
Total Listings 228 249 279 294 302
Average Price $265,848 $252,159 $236,729 $243,223 $244,360
Avg Price Change +5.43% +6.52% -2.74% -0.47% +1.24%
Median Price $211,003 $208,841 $205,477 $209,292 $203,581
Med Price Change +1.04% +1.64% -1.86% +2.81% -2.95%
Avg Bedrooms 2.2 beds 2.29 beds 2.38 beds 2.38 beds 2.42 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.53 baths 1.56 baths 1.64 baths 1.64 baths 1.69 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Harker Heights 22 $162,207 625 days
Harker Heights High School 131 $277,920 104 days
Killeen 1 $165,000 626 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 235 $268,234 180 days
Distressed Homes 5 $145,980 299 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 8 $1,752,086 270 days
Newly Built Homes 25 $279,918 56 days
Homes with a Pool 18 $273,316 97 days
Reduced Price Homes 5 $233,940 71 days

School Data

Highly Rated Harker Heights Schools

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AUDIE MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public