Hurst is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 39,016 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Hurst is the 80th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hurst is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hurst is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurst who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), sales jobs (13.07%), and management occupations (9.66%).
Also of interest is that Hurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Hurst who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.29% of adults in Hurst have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hurst in 2010 was $28,584, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,336 for a family of four. However, Hurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hurst is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.36% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hurst include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.