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Overview

Introduction to Haltom City, Texas

Haltom City, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 3 miles SW of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 5 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.

Haltom City History

Haltom City was officially incorporated in July, 1949. It extended its boundaries by gradually attaching to Garden of Eden, Oak Knoll, East Ridge, and Meadow Oaks over the following years. In 1955, it annexed unincorporated areas of Birdville. In October 1955, the city voted for a Home Rule Charter that would have a mayor, city manager, and council form of government.

Haltom City and nearby Attractions

  • Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
  • Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Gateway Park
  • Diamond Oaks Country Club

Things To Do In Haltom City

Halton City has eight parks. The amenities offered at these parks include playground equipment, picnic spots, sports fields, walking trails, and much more. The Recreation Center has facilities for basketball, billiards, and football. In addition, there are gyms and a well equipped fitness room that has treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, Tuff Stuff weight machines, and Precor cardio equipment. The Recreation Center also offers a variety of classes and organizes many special events throughout the year.

Haltom City Transportation

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is nearby.

Haltom City Higher Education

Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, and Texas Wesleyan University offer courses for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population44,059
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+20,158
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$29,439
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,010
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,535

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,340
% Above Poverty Level83.4%
% Below Poverty Level16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.8%
Median Gross Rent$911
Median House Value$95,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)61%
German5.9%
Irish5.7%
English5.1%
French Except Basque1.4%
Italian1.3%
African1.2%
Scottish1%
Polish1%
Norwegian0.7%
Ethiopian0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Greek0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Russian0.1%
South African0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Haltom City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76117, 76111, 76137, 76148, 76180
Phone Area Codes682,817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.81
Approximate Longitude-97.27

Haltom City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 96 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blue Mound3,425$48,080
Fort Worth835,129$66,829
Hurst38,813$70,421
North Richland Hills69,039$80,140
Richland Hills8,036$61,630

Haltom City Public Libraries

Haltom City Public Library
4809 HALTOM RD
Haltom City, Texas
(817) 222-7786

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Haltom City Public Schools

Academy At West Birdville
3001 Layton Ave
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 700
Birdville El
3126 Bewley St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-1500
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
David E Smith El
3701 N Haltom Rd
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-1600
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
G E D
6010 Walker St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-5400
Haltom Middle
5000 Hires Ln
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-4000
Other
Total Enrollment 890
Homebound
6125 E Belknap St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-5700
Other
Major Cheney El At South Birdville
2600 Solana St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
North Oaks Middle
4800 Jordan Park Dr
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-4600
Other
Total Enrollment 580
O H Stowe El
4201 Rita Ln
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 789
Shannon H S
6010 Walker St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-5400
High
Total Enrollment 206
Tarrant Co J J A E P
6125 E Belknap St
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-5700
Other
Total Enrollment 3
W T Francisco El
3701 Layton Ave
ZIP: 76117
(817) 547-1700
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Haltom H S
5501 N Haltom Rd
ZIP: 76137
(817) 547-6000
High
Total Enrollment 2581
John D Spicer El
4300 Estes Park Rd
ZIP: 76137
(817) 547-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 646

Haltom City Private Schools

Bethesda Christian School
4700 N Beach St
ZIP: 76137
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 430
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