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Overview

Introduction to Hurst, Texas

Hurst, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 3 miles E of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 7 miles NW of Arlington, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.

Hurst History

The area presently known as Hurst was founded by, and named after, William Letchworth Hurst. The Rock Island Railroad first entered the city in 1903. It is one of the Mid-Cities that lie between Fort Worth and Dallas.

Hurst and nearby Attractions

  • NRH20 Waterpark
  • Arlington Museum of Art
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Cedar Hill State Park
  • Dallas World Aquarium

Things To Do In Hurst

While staying in Hurst, you can spend your leisure hours at Chisholm Park, Wells Park, Bellaire Park, Hurst Hills Park, Echo-Hills Park, Mayfair Park, Red Bud Park, Smith Barfield Park, and Tesco Park. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, National Museum of Communications, Farmers Branch Historical Park, and Amon Carter Museum are also worth visiting. You can also enjoy shopping at North East Mall.

Hurst Transportation

International flights can be availed from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Hurst Higher Education

The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,690
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+18,783
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married50.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,104
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,101
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,137

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,892
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.1%
Median Gross Rent$856
Median House Value$150,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.7%
German12.3%
Irish10.8%
English9.5%
French Except Basque3%
Italian3%
Scottish2.4%
Polish1.7%
Czech1.2%
Russian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
African0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Arab0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Hungarian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Kenyan0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Hurst Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76053, 76054
Phone Area Codes682,817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.83
Approximate Longitude-97.17

Hurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance16.5 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
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance18.7 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
Bedford48,864$79,702
Colleyville24,982$169,561
Euless53,675$66,334
North Richland Hills67,994$78,054
Richland Hills8,033$60,813

Hurst Public Libraries

Hurst Public Library
901 PRECINCT LINE RD
Hurst, Texas
(817) 788-7300

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Hurst Hospitals

Victory Medical Center Mid-cities
(Proprietary)
1612 Hurst Town Center Drive
Cook Children's Northeast Hospital
(Proprietary)
6316 Precinct Line Road

Hurst Public Schools

Bellaire El
501 Bellaire Dr
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3230
Primary
Total Enrollment 738
Donna Park
1125 Scott Dr
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3285
Primary
Total Enrollment 527
Harrison Lane El
1000 Harrison Ln
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3270
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
Hurst Hills El
525 Billie Ruth Ln
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3295
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Hurst J H
500 Harmon Rd
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3220
Middle
Total Enrollment 1052
Shady Oaks El
1400 Cavender Dr
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3240
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
W A Porter El
2750 Prestondale Dr
ZIP: 76053
(817) 547-2900
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
West Hurst El
501 Precinct Line Rd
ZIP: 76053
(817) 285-3290
Primary
Total Enrollment 494
Bell H S
1601 Brown Trl
ZIP: 76054
(817) 282-2551
High
Total Enrollment 2145
Grapevine-colleyville Collegiate Academy At Tcc Ne
828 W Harwood
ZIP: 76054
(817) 251-5200
Other
Total Enrollment 113

Hurst Private Schools

Red Apple School At Peace Lutheran Church
941 W Bedford Euless Rd
ZIP: 76053
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
Primrose School Of Mid-cities
500 Mid Cities Blvd
ZIP: 76054
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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