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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.

People

Total Population 43,625
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 20,630
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $29,350
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,099
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,030

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,593
% Above Poverty Level 83.4%
% Below Poverty Level 16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $824
Median House Value $89,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.8%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 6.3%

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

Haltom City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SW of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 5 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76111, 76117, 76137, 76148, 76180
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.799
Longitude -97.268

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)

Station EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 11.5 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 BENBROOK DAM
Distance 14.8 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
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Haltom City, 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
Blue Mound 3,348 $45,978
Fort Worth 796,614 $62,345
Hurst 38,458 $67,745

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

Haltom City Public Libraries

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Haltom City Public Library
3201 FRIENDLY LN
Haltom City, Texas
(817) 222-7790

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Haltom City High Schools

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HALTOM H S
5501 N HALTOM RD
817-547-6000
Serves 2,575 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

G E D
6010 WALKER ST
817-547-5400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

HOMEBOUND
6125 E BELKNAP ST
817-547-5700
A Special Education School
Serves 6 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6

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