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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 3.39 sq mi (8.78 km2)
 • Land 3.39 sq mi (8.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
440 ft (134 m)
 • Total 1,535
 • Estimate 
 • Density 813.68/sq mi (314.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-71756
GNIS feature ID 1379137

Talty is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. Its population was 1,535 at the 2010 census, and in 2019 the estimated population was 2,760.

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

Don Willett, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and former Texas Supreme Court justice, 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%
2019 (est.) 2,760 79.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, 1,028 people, 311 households, and 293 families were residing in the town. The population density was 344.3 people/sq mi (132.7/km2). The 338 housing units averaged 113.2/sq mi (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. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 7.59% of the population.

Of the 311 households, 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 not families. About 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 city, the age distribution was 34.7% under 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 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 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.


Talty is served by Forney Independent School District.

Almost all of Talty is zoned to Henderson Elementary School (in unincorporated Kaufman County), while a very small portion is zoned to Claybon Elementary School (Forney).

Warren Middle School (in unincorporated Kaufman County), and Forney High School (Forney) serve Talty students.

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