Hurst is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 40,413 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Hurst is the 89th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Hurst isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hurst are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hurst is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurst who work in office and administrative support (16.19%), management occupations (12.82%), and sales jobs (10.69%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.74% 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.
The education level of Hurst citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.47% of adults in Hurst have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hurst in 2018 was $31,738, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,952 for a family of four. However, Hurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hurst is an extremely 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 23.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hurst include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.