Haltom City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 44,206 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Haltom City is the 71st largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Haltom City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.76% of the Haltom City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Haltom City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Haltom City who work in office and administrative support (13.94%), sales jobs (11.60%), and management occupations (7.55%).
In Haltom City, just 12.27% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Haltom City in 2010 was $20,322, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,288 for a family of four. However, Haltom City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Haltom City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Haltom City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haltom City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Haltom City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Haltom City include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Haltom City's cultural character, accounting for 23.16% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Haltom City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.