Haslet is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,641 people and just one neighborhood, Haslet is the 700th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Haslet real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Haslet house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Haslet is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Haslet is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Haslet who work in management occupations (17.10%), sales jobs (13.00%) and office and administrative support (11.90%).
Also of interest is that Haslet has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.34% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Haslet is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Haslet really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Haslet perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Haslet is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Haslet, the average commute to work is 33.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.