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Haltom City, Texas
City
City of Haltom City
Clockwise from top left: a mural inside the HCPL dedicated to Haltom City, the state-of-the-art City Library exterior, the Haltom High School
Clockwise from top left: a mural inside the HCPL dedicated to Haltom City, the state-of-the-art City Library exterior, the Haltom High School
Flag of Haltom City, Texas
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Motto: "A place to call home!"
Location of Haltom City in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Haltom City in Tarrant County, Texas
Country  United States of America
State  Texas
County  Tarrant
Founded 1932
Incorporated July 5, 1949
Home Rule Charter October 10, 1955
Area
 • Total 12.4 sq mi (32.1 km2)
 • Land 12.36 sq mi (32.0 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Population 2010
 • Total 42,409
 • Estimate (2015) 43,851
 • Density 3,148.4/sq mi (1,215.9/km2)
Demonym(s) Haltomite
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76111, 76117–18, 76137, 76148, 76180
Area code(s) 817
FIPS code 48-31928
GNIS feature ID 1373985
Website www.haltomcitytx.com

Haltom City is a city that is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth region and inside Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The population was 42,409 at the 2010 census. Haltom City is a inner suburb of Fort Worth, a principal city of the DFW Metroplex. The city is 6 miles from Downtown Fort Worth, 30 miles from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, and 20 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Irving. Haltom is surrounded almost entirely by Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, and Richland Hills.

The education system for Haltom City is served by the Birdville Independent School District, which also serves neighboring cities including Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, and as far as Hurst. It is also served in the north by Keller ISD, with High school students exclusively feeding into Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Worth. The city is home to 10 parks, a state-of-the-art public library and recreation center, and the Tarrant County College branch Haltom City Northeast Center is a community division of the TCC Northeast Campus in Hurst. It was created in collaboration with the leadership of Haltom City to give greater opportunities to higher education. Medical facilities inside Haltom City is the T&R Clinic in the south-side. Haltom is surrounded by major highways including, Highway 26, Highway 377, SH 121, (NE 28th St) SH 183 and Interstate 820.

Nearby shopping malls include the Northeast Mall located in Hurst, The Parks at Arlington in Arlington, and Hulen Mall in Fort Worth.

Geography

Haltom City is located at 32°48′58″N 97°16′18″W / 32.81611°N 97.27167°W / 32.81611; -97.27167 (32.816129, -97.271634).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.4 square miles (32.1 km²), of which 12.4 square miles (32.1 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.16%) is water.

Surrounding cities

Haltom city is one of the largest suburbs of Fort Worth. Here is the list of cities surrounding Haltom City which are entirely located in Tarrant County, they can be seen from here also.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 5,760
1960 23,133 301.6%
1970 28,127 21.6%
1980 29,014 3.2%
1990 32,856 13.2%
2000 39,018 18.8%
2010 42,409 8.7%
Est. 2015 44,206 4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 42,409 people and 16,626 households in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 69.8% White, 4.1% Black or African-American, 0.8% Native American, 8.4% Asian, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 32.5%. In the city, the population was spread out with 9.2% under the age of 5, 75.4% 18 years of age or over, and 10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.7 years. Males made up 52.3% of the population, and Females made up 47.7%.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,183, and the median income for a family was $48,307. The per capita income for the city was $19,367. About 13.8% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

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