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Overview

Introduction to North Richland Hills, Texas

North Richland Hills, Texas is 9 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Tarrant county. The city is part of the Fort Worth - Arlington metro area.

North Richland Hills History

The present day City of North Richland Hills was first settled in the summer of 1848. The city was officially incorporated in 1953. Smithfield was annexed to North Richland Hills around 1960. At present, it is the third largest city of Tarrant County. It adopted a Council-Manager form of government in 1964.

North Richland Hills and nearby Attractions

  • NRH20 Waterpark
  • Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
  • Arlington Museum of Art
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

Things To Do In North Richland Hills

North Richland Hills is home to NRH20 Waterpark which has several waterslides. The water park also has an artificial ocean where you can float on the waves or simply relax in the Endless River. The city has several other parks including North Richland Hills City Park, Fossil Creek Park, Richfield Park, and Norich Park.

North Richland Hills Transportation

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is close to the city.

North Richland Hills Higher Education

Texas Christian University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are nearby.

People

Total Population 66,950
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 34,342
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.1%
Median Earnings25+ $40,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,308
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,016

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,511
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $976
Median House Value $154,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 9.2%
Irish 9.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Richland Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76118, 76180
P.O. Box Zip Codes 76182
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.834
Longitude -97.228

North Richland Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station BENBROOK DAM
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North Richland Hills, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Northrichland Hills (76180)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 48,559 $80,268
Colleyville 24,453 $166,868
Haltom City 43,625 $52,593
Hurst 38,458 $67,745

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Richland Hills Hospitals

NORTH HILLS HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
4401 BOOTH CALLOWAY ROAD
(817) 255-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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North Richland Hills High Schools

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RICHLAND H S
5201 E HOLIDAY LN
817-547-7000
Serves 2,020 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

BIRDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
9100 MID CITIES BLVD
817-547-8000
Serves 1,899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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