Hurst is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 38,992 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, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurst who work in office and administrative support (14.76%), sales jobs (11.37%), and management occupations (10.94%).
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.
In terms of college education, Hurst is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.64% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hurst in 2010 was $30,194, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,776 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 24.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hurst include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Hurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.