Hurst is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, USA.
Hurst City Hall
|Situation of Hurst in Texas|
|Time zone:||Central (UTC-6/-5)|
|inhabitants:||37,337 (status: 2010)|
|population density:||1,458.5 inhabitants per km2|
|area:||25.6 km2 (approx. 10 mi2)|
of which 25.6 km2 (approx. 10 mi2) country
|ZIP/postal Codes:||76053, 76054|
|area code:||+1 817|
Located north of Fort Worth in the north-east of Texas, in the north about 85 km from Oklahoma, the town has a total surface area of 25.6 km² with no significant water surface.
The city was named after William L. Hurst, an indian settler who settled here after the American Civil War and donated the land.
According to the 2000 census, 36,273 people lived here in 14,076 households and 10,261 families. The population density was 1,414.7 inhabitants per km². In ethnic terms, the population consisted of 85.98% white, 4.13% African-Americans, 0.64% Native Americans, 1.83% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Island residents, and 5.20% other ethnic groups. Around 1.93% were of mixed origin and 11.02% of the population were of Spanish or Latin American origin.
Of the 14,076 households, 33.5% had children under the age of 18 who lived in the household. 57.2% of them were married couples living together. 11.6% were single mothers and 27.1% were not families. 22.4% of households were singles and 7.2% lived in people aged 65 or over. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.
25.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.3% were aged between 18 and 24, 30.3% were aged between 25 and 44, 23.6% were aged between 45 and 64, and 12.4% were aged 65 or over. The average age was 37. There were 94.6 male individuals in 100 women of all ages. There were 91.2 men per 100 women aged 18 and over.
The average annual household income was $50,369, and the average family income was $57,955. Men had an average income of $40,734, compared to women at $29,551. The per capita income was $23,247. 6.6% of the population and 4.5% of families lived below the poverty line. Of these, 10.4% were children and adolescents under 18 years of age and 3.7% were 65 or older.