|City of Hurst, Texas|
The City Hall of Hurst, Texas.
Location of Hurst in Tarrant County, Texas
|• City Council||
Mayor Richard Ward
|• City Manager||Allan Weegar|
|• 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)|
|• Density||3,800/sq mi (1,500/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||682, 817|
|GNIS feature ID||1374183|
Hurst is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. It is considered suburb of Fort Worth and is part of the Mid-Cities. The city was founded by William Letchworth Hurst. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 37,337.
Hurst is located at (32.835629, -97.180172).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.6 km²), all land.
As of the census 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 63.7% 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 24.1% 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.
The city features two city run water parks, an athletic center, and a wide variety of restaurants.
Here is the list of cities surrounding Hurst, they can be seen from here also.
||North Richland Hills||Colleyville
|North Richland Hills
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.
|3||Richard Ward, Mayor|
|7||Nancy Welton, Mayor Pro Tem|
The structure of the management and coordination of city services is:
|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|
The city of Hurst is a voluntary member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments association, the purpose of which is to coordinate individual and collective local governments and facilitate regional solutions, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and enable joint decisions.
According to Hurst’s 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:
|#||Employer||# of Employees|
|1||Bell Helicotper Textron, Inc.||3,550|
|2||North East Mall (aggregate not major employers listed)||1,800|
|3||Shops at North East Mall||790|
|4||Tarrant County College||500|
|6||City of Hurst||379|
Most of Hurst is zoned to the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District (HEBISD).
Hurst is home to Lawrence D. Bell High School.
- Boyd Bartley, former MLB and minor league manager
- Ron Faurot, former NFL and University of Arkansas standout
- Marshall Henderson, NCAA basketball player.
- Tommy Maddox, former NFL and XFL quarterback
- Alex Reymundo, comedian
- Buddy Whittington, Texas blues guitarist (with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers)
- North East Mall
- Chisholm Park
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- Hurst Mayor and City Council Retrieved 2014-05-28
- City of Hurst Website Retrieved 2010-10-29
- City of Hurst CAFR Retrieved 2015-07-08
- City of Hurst official website
- HEB Chamber of Commerce
- L.D. Bell High School
- Historic photos of Hurst hosted by the Portal to Texas History