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
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Haslet is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
A relatively large number of people in Haslet telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.34% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Haslet is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Haslet’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.