Iron Horse Golf Course is also a favorite among residents and visitors to the community. Since opening in 1989, Iron Horse has been consistently voted among the best municipal golf courses in Texas. This challenging 18-hole course surrounds golfers in a tranquil environment as the course meanders over scenic creeks and traverses under a railroad trestle. Iron Horse was designed by Dick Phelps. Visit Iron Horse Golf Course online
The City’s public library is consistently ranked as one of the best in the state and the parks and recreation department has been nationally recognized. The City hosts the Sounds of Spring Concert Series annually. Visit Sounds of Spring online
North Richland Hills is home of the NYTEX Sports Centre,(www.nytexsports.com) a venue which houses the Texas Brahmas (www.brahmas.com) of the Central Hockey League. NYTEX also features two skating rinks made available for public skating and hockey. For those wishing to learn to skate or improve their skills, NYTEX has the NYTEX Skating Academy for all ages and levels. Those interested in volleyball can visit the NYETX Sports Centre as they have 5 volleyball courts for the Tejas Volleyball Club. (www.tejasvolleyball.com)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.2 square miles (47.2 km²), of which, 18.2 square miles (47.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.16%) is water.
There were 20,793 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $56,150, and the median income for a family was $64,718. Males had a median income of $44,548 versus $30,392 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,516. About 3.1% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
North Richland Hills, Texas, Business Center Signs Resort Firm as Major Tenant.(Knight Ridder/ Tribune Business News)
Jun 20, 2000; Jun. 20--NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas--The renovated Richland Business Centre has signed its first major tenant, as Dallas-based...