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Talty, Texas
Location of Talty in Kaufman County, Texas
Location of Talty in Kaufman County, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Kaufman
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 440 ft (134 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,028
 • Density 344.3/sq mi (132.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-71756
GNIS feature ID 1379137

Talty is a town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,535 at the 2010 census. In 2016 the North Central Texas Council of Governments estimates its population to be 2120.

Incorporated on May 1, 1999 as the Town of Talty, the name was formally changed to City of Talty in 2015.

Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett is from Talty.


Talty is located at 32°41′31″N 96°23′52″W / 32.69194°N 96.39778°W / 32.69194; -96.39778 (32.692066, -96.397845).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,028
2010 1,535 49.3%
Est. 2015 1,927 25.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,028 people, 311 households, and 293 families residing in the town. The population density was 344.3 people per square mile (132.7/km²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 113.2 per square mile (43.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.40% White, 5.74% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 2.72% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.59% of the population.

There were 311 households out of which 55.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 5.5% were non-families. 4.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town the population was spread out with 34.7% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 37.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 2.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $92,695, and the median income for a family was $95,357. Males had a median income of $59,667 versus $33,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $49,567. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

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