Heath is a city in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, Texas, United States. It is a residential community located along the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. The population was 6,921 at the 2010 census. It is now more than 7,400 residents. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Residents enjoy spectacular views of the Dallas skyline.
A proposition was placed on the November 4, 2008 ballot that, if passed, would have changed the name from “City of Heath” to “Village of Heath.” Of the 3,511 votes cast, 2,069 (58.9%) voted against the measure while 1,442 (41.1%) voted in favor.
Heath is located at(32.847890, -96.478273). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.9 square miles, of which, 6.9 square miles of it is land and 0.04 square miles of it (0.58%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,149 people, 1,380 households, and 1,214 families residing in the city. The population density was 604.5 people per square mile. There were 1,462 housing units at an average density of 213.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.20% White, 0.82% African American, 0.39% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.30% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.01% of the population.
There were 1,380 households out of which 46.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.9% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.0% were non-families. 9.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.21.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.
Population in 2012: 7,633 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +84.0% Males: 3,616 (47.4%) Females: 4,017 (52.6%)
Median resident age: 42.5 years Texas median age: 30.8 years Zip codes: 75032.
Estimated median household income in 2012: $132,370 (it was $98,975 in 2000) Heath: $132,370 TX: $50,740 Estimated per capita income in 2012: $61,450
Heath city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $339,382 (it was $261,200 in 2000) Heath: $339,382 TX: $129,200 Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $375,727; Detached houses: $374,080; Townhouses or other attached units: $797,834; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,740; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,505; Mobile homes: $239,350
Median gross rent in 2012: $1,109.
Heath is a part of the Rockwall Independent School District. The city is served by Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary School, Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School, Maurine Cain Middle School, and Rockwall Heath High School.