The town of Haltom City, Texas is home to slightly more than 43,000 people. Children aged 5-14 make up a larger portion of the population here (24%) than nationally (19%), making it a great place to raise a family, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 34, skew younger than most cities in Texas. The majority of residents own their homes in Haltom City, and 44% of residents rent. The average rent of $968 per month is just below the state average.
Haltom City has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical way to get to work, chosen by 43% of residents, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
Compared to the Texas average, Haltom City has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (20%). Furthermore, 8% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Haltom City: retail, manufacturing, and construction. Together, these industries make up 18% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $58K, Haltom City workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).