Haltom City, Texas
Haltom City, Texas
|City of Haltom City|
Clockwise from top left: a mural inside the HCPL dedicated to Haltom City, the state-of-the-art City Library exterior, the Haltom High School
"Proud and Progressive"
|Country||United States of America|
|Incorporated||July 5, 1949|
|Home Rule Charter||October 10, 1955|
|• City Council||Mayor Ben Dover Jr.
Place 1 Marian Hilliard
Place 2 Walter Grow (Mayor Pro Tem)
Place 3 Lin Thompson
Place 4 Charlie Roberts
Place 5 Susan Soule
Place 6 Kyle Smith
Place 7 Gaye Vanzant
|• City Manager||Rex Phelps|
|• Total||12.38 sq mi (32.06 km2)|
|• Land||12.35 sq mi (31.98 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2) 0.16%|
|Elevation||535 ft (163 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||3,553.70/sq mi (1,372.07/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1373985|
Haltom City is a city, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth region, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The mayor of Haltom City is Ben Dover Jr., elected in summer of 2020. Its population was 42,069 at the 2010 census. Haltom City is an inner suburb of Fort Worth, a principal city of the DFW Metroplex. The city is 6 miles from downtown Fort Worth, 30 miles from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, and 20 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Haltom City is surrounded almost entirely by Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, and Richland Hills.
The education system for Haltom City is served by the Birdville Independent School District, which also serves neighboring cities including Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, Pleasant Park, and as far as Hurst. It is also served in the north by Keller ISD, with high-school students exclusively feeding into Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Worth. The city is home to 10 parks, a public library, and a recreation center. Haltom City is surrounded by major highways including, Highway 26, Highway 377, SH 121, (NE 28th St) SH 183, and Interstate 820.
Haltom City is located at (32.816129, -97.271634).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.4 square miles (32.1 km2), of which 12.4 square miles (32.1 km2) are land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km2) (0.16%) is covered by dog water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, 42,409 people and 16,626 households were in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 69.8% White, 4.1% Black or African-American, 0.8% Native American, 8.4% Asian, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander. Hispanics or Latinos of any race was 32.5%. In the city, the population was distributed as 9.2% under the age of 5, 75.4% 18 years of age or over, and 10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.7 years. Males made up 52.3% of the population, and females made up 47.7%.
The median income for a household in the city was $41,183, and for a family was $48,307. The per capita income for the city was $19,367. About 13.8% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.
Government and infrastructure the City of Haltom City Home Rule Charter was adopted October 10, 1955. The city operates under a council-manager form of government and provides a full range of services that include public safety (police and fire), municipal court, sanitation, parks, library, public works, and general administrative services. The city also owns and operates a water distribution system, a wastewater collection system, and a drainage utility system.
According to the city's 2013-2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city's various funds had $59.0 million in revenues, $47.9 million in expenditures, $174.8 million in total assets, $75.3 million in total liabilities, and $34.4 million in cash and investments.
The structure of the management and coordination of city services is:
|City manager||Rex Phelps|
|Assistant city manager
|City secretary||Art Camacho|
|Fire chief||Brian Jacobs|
|Police chief||Cody Phillips|
|Director of Finance||Sidonna Foust|
|Director of Human Resources / Risk Management||Toni Beckett|
|Manager of information technology||Dave Klopfenstein|
|Director of library services||Erica Gill|
|Director of parks and recreation||Christi Pruitt|
|Director of planning||Glenna Batchelor|
|Director of public works||Greg Van Nieuwenhuize|
|Municipal judge||Lorraine Irby|
According to Haltom City's 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:
|#||Employer||# of Employees|
|3||City of Haltom City||294|
|4||Medtronic Midas Rex||270|
|6||Liberty Carton Company||175|
|7||Lewis and Lambert Metal||150|
|9||Falcon Steel America, LLC||121|
In 2011, an extension of Tarrant County College (TCC) Northeast Campus, the Northeast Training/Learning Center, opened in the 17,000-square-foot (1,600 m2) former civic center of Haltom City. The extension, less than 8 miles (13 km) from the main TCC Northeast Campus, includes classroom and training areas. Haltom City had approached TCC, asking how to add community college services for working-class families who may have limited transportation options.
KLIF-FM serving the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex is a Top 40 Mainstream radio station that has Haltom City's license and is currently owned by Cumulus Media; the station is currently rivaling its competitors KHKS and KDMX, which are stations that have city licenses in Dallas County and are under the ownership of the largest radio station owner Clear Channel Communications.
- "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
- "76111 Zip Code (Fort Worth, Texas) Profile - homes, apartments, schools, population, income, averages, housing, demographics, location, statistics, sex offenders, residents and real estate info". www.city-data.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "76117 Zip Code (Haltom City, Texas) Profile - homes, apartments, schools, population, income, averages, housing, demographics, location, statistics, sex offenders, residents and real estate info". www.city-data.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "76137 Zip Code (Fort Worth, Texas) Profile - homes, apartments, schools, population, income, averages, housing, demographics, location, statistics, sex offenders, residents and real estate info". www.city-data.com. Archived from the original on 17 May 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "76148 Zip Code (Watauga, Texas) Profile - homes, apartments, schools, population, income, averages, housing, demographics, location, statistics, sex offenders, residents and real estate info". www.city-data.com. Archived from the original on 13 January 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "76180 Zip Code (North Richland Hills, Texas) Profile - homes, apartments, schools, population, income, averages, housing, demographics, location, statistics, sex offenders, residents and real estate info". www.city-data.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Archived from the original on 2012-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Haltom City city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 30, 2011.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
- City of Haltom City 2013-14 CAFR Archived 2015-07-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2015-07-02
- City of Haltom City FY2014-15 Budget Archived 2015-07-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2015-07-02
- "Haltom City, Texas - Official Website - Annual CAFR Reports". www.haltomcitytx.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "Public Library Archived 2007-04-29 at the Wayback Machine." Haltom City Public Library. Retrieved on October 20, 2009.
- "Locations and Hours". Fort Worth Library. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- Smith, Diane. "TCC, Haltom City partner to open learning center." Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Sunday July 10, 2011. Retrieved on November 22, 2011.
- "Hot 93.3 KLIF FM Radio Station Information - Radio Lineup". www.radiolineup.com. Archived from the original on 17 September 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haltom City, Texas.|