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Hurst

Population: 37,360 | Area: 9.8 sq mi
The Hurst Public Library Photo by Jay Barker

The Chamber of Commerce pitch: "Hurst continues to transform and revitalize key corridors — new businesses are flocking in and the new conference center brings in thousands of visitors each month. Yes, big things are happening in Hurst. In 2009 the City opened state-of-the-art Hurst Fire Station No. 2 and the first-ever Hurst Senior Citizens Activities Center, both of which anchor Heritage Village. And Hurst’s largest project to date, the 50,000-square-feet Hurst Conference Center, opened in 2010 at Hurst Town Center ... Hurst consistently offers superior public services to its residents. Just like the marquees declare, Hurst truly is a quality of life city."

Demographics

  • Median Age: 38.8
  • Population Growth: .9 %
  • Population Density: 3812.2 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 87%
  • Average SAT Score: 1026

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 4.473 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 56.9 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $124,962