Hurst, Texas

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City of Hurst, Texas
City
The City Hall of Hurst, Texas.
The City Hall of Hurst, Texas.
Official seal of City of Hurst, Texas
Seal
Location of Hurst in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Hurst in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°50′8″N 97°10′49″W / 32.83556°N 97.18028°W / 32.83556; -97.18028Coordinates: 32°50′8″N 97°10′49″W / 32.83556°N 97.18028°W / 32.83556; -97.18028
Country United StatesUnited States
State TexasTexas
County Tarrant
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City Council

Mayor Richard Ward
Anna Holzer
Charles Swearengen


Larry Kitchens
Bill McLendon
Henry Wilson
Nancy Welton
 • City Manager Allan Weegar
Area
 • Total 9.9 sq mi (25.6 km2)
 • Land 9.9 sq mi (25.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 37,337
 • Density 3,800/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76053-76054
Area code(s) 214, 469, 817, 972
FIPS code 48-35576[1]
GNIS feature ID 1374183[2]
Website ci.hurst.tx.us

Hurst is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Hurst is one of the Mid-Cities between Fort Worth and Dallas. it is local a suburb of Fort Worth. The city was founded by William Letchworth Hurst. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 37,337.[3]

Geography[edit]

Hurst is located at 32°50′8″N 97°10′49″W / 32.83556°N 97.18028°W / 32.83556; -97.18028 (32.835629, -97.180172).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.6 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 37,337 people, 14,652 households, and 10,261 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,662.6 people per square mile (1,414.7/km²). There were 15,761 housing units at an average density of 1,487.2 per square mile (574.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.9% White, 5.6% African American, 0.7% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 7.20% from other races, and 1.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 14,652 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,369, and the median income for a family was $57,955. Males had a median income of $40,734 versus $29,551 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,247. About 4.5% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Places[edit]

Places in Hurst include North East Mall, an upscale mall owned by Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, Rave Motion Pictures, which is the major attraction of the city, and Chisholm Park.

Surrounding Cities[edit]

Here is the list of cities surrounding Hurst, they can be seen from here also.[5]

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Hurst runs on a city council - manager system. The city has a council of seven members, each serving 2-year terms. Three members are elected in odd years. Four in even years.[6]

Place Council Member
1 David Booe
2 Larry Kitchens
3 Richard Ward, Mayor
4 Anna Holzer
5 Bill McLendon
6 Henry Wilson
7 Nancy Welton, Mayor Pro Tem

The structure of the management and coordination of city services is:[7]

Department Director
City Manager Allan Weegar
Assistant City Manager, General Services Jeff Jones
Deputy City Manager, Community Services Allan Heindel
City Secretary Rita Frick
Community Development and Planning Mike Morgan
Assistant City Manager, Fiscal/Information Services Clay Caruthers
Fire Chief John Brown
Police Chief Steve Moore
Public Works and Engineering Ron Haynes

Schools[edit]

Most of Hurst is zoned to the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District (HEBISD).

Hurst is home to Lawrence D. Bell High School.

Smaller portions of Hurst attend Birdville ISD and an even smaller number attend Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Keller ISD.

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