Fort Worth, TX

Census Place

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2022 Population
924,663
1.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.2
0.606% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.4%
0.0149% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$72,726
7.06% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$250,300
17.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
455,182
2.44% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Fort Worth, TX had a population of 925k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $72,726. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fort Worth, TX grew from 908,469 to 924,663, a 1.78% increase and its median household income grew from $67,927 to $72,726, a 7.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Worth, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.1%), Other (Hispanic) (10.5%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (9.68%).

None of the households in Fort Worth, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.8% of the residents in Fort Worth, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fort Worth, TX are Tarrant County College District (228547) (7,513 degrees awarded in 2022), Texas Christian University (228875) (3,190 degrees), and University of North Texas Health Science Center (895 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Fort Worth, TX was $250,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%.

Most people in Fort Worth, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Worth, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fort Worth, TX is home to a population of 925k people, from which 89.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.5% of Fort Worth, TX residents were born outside of the country (153k people).

In 2022, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (349k people) in Fort Worth, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 175k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 131k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.8%
2022 Citizenship
89.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.8% of Fort Worth, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fort Worth, TX was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fort Worth, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    349k ± 6.14k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    175k ± 4.45k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    131k ± 5.42k
35.2%
Hispanic Population
325k people

In 2022, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (349k people) in Fort Worth, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 175k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 131k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.2% of the people in Fort Worth, TX are hispanic (325k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Fort Worth, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
153k people
16.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
152k people

As of 2022, 16.5% of Fort Worth, TX residents (153k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fort Worth, TX was 16.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    13,029 ± 1,194
  2. Vietnam
    10,793 ± 765
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8,924 ± 1,110

Fort Worth, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fort Worth, TX employs 455k people. The largest industries in Fort Worth, TX are Retail Trade (52,781 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (52,196 people), and Manufacturing (45,938 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,616), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,982), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,488).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

455k
2022 Value
± 6,975
2.44%
1 Year growth
± 2.14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fort Worth, TX grew at a rate of 2.44%, from 444k employees to 455k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fort Worth, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (53,286 people), Management Occupations (48,890 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (44,707 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fort Worth, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

455k
2022 Value
± 6,975
2.44%
1 Year growth
± 2.14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fort Worth, TX grew at a rate of 2.44%, from 444k employees to 455k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fort Worth, TX, are Retail Trade (52,781 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (52,196 people), and Manufacturing (45,938 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fort Worth, TX, though some of these residents may live in Fort Worth, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,888
Median earning men ± $1,188
$37,687
Median earning women ± $1,028

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,481), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,119), and Public Administration ($81,269).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,625), Public Administration ($53,853), and Information ($52,013).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fort Worth, TX awarded 13,648 degrees. The student population of Fort Worth, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 25,295 male students and 35,946 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fort Worth, TX are White (6,031 and 45.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3,619 and 27.4%), Black or African American (1,828 and 13.9%), and Asian (938 and 7.11%).

The largest universities in Fort Worth, TX by number of degrees awarded are Tarrant County College District (228547) (7,513 and 55%), Texas Christian University (228875) (3,190 and 23.4%), and University of North Texas Health Science Center (895 and 6.56%).

The most popular majors in Fort Worth, TX are General Studies (4,382 and 32.1%), General Business Administration & Management (608 and 4.45%), and Registered Nursing (522 and 3.82%).

The median tuition costs in Fort Worth, TX are $25,324 for private four year colleges, and $8,750 and $26,600 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Fort Worth, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 57.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 61,241 (41.3% men and 58.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 61,241 students enrolled in Fort Worth, TX, 41.3% men and 58.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 22,317 records, of which 57.1% were women and 42.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 153 degrees awarded
  2. 4,331 degrees awarded
  3. 342 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Fort Worth, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 153 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,513 degrees awarded
  2. 3,190 degrees awarded
  3. 895 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tarrant County College District (228547) with 7,513 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,351 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fort Worth, TX, which is 0.645 times less than the 8,297 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 6,031 degrees mean that there were 1.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 3,619 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($25,324) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,171) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,639) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fort Worth, TX was $250,300 in 2022, which is 0.888 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $212,300 to $250,300, a 17.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Fort Worth, TX is 56.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fort Worth, TX have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fort Worth, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Fort Worth, TX is $72,726. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Fort Worth, TX was Census Tract 1054.04 with a value of $168,750, followed by Census Tract 1139.19 and Census Tract 1024.02, with respective values of $138,553 and $117,330.

Property

$250,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,307
$185,371
Median Property Taxes
±$3,673

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fort Worth, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.7% of the housing units in Fort Worth, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1054.04
  2. Census Tract 1139.19
  3. Census Tract 1024.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fort Worth, TX was Census Tract 1054.04 with a value of $168,750, followed by Census Tract 1139.19 and Census Tract 1024.02, with respective values of $138,553 and $117,330.

The following map shows all of the places in Fort Worth, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,726
Median Household Income
± $909
327k
Number of Households
± 5,438

In 2022, the median household income of the 327k households in Fort Worth, TX grew to $72,726 from the previous year's value of $67,927.

The following chart displays the households in Fort Worth, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fort Worth, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.5%)

In 2022, 75.5% of workers in Fort Worth, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.5%).

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Commute Time

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fort Worth, TX have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Fort Worth, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fort Worth, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fort Worth, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fort Worth, TX (121k out of 907k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fort Worth, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

80.8% of the population of Fort Worth, TX has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 7.49% on Medicare, 9.76% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tarrant County, TX see 1689 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.764% decrease from the previous year (1702 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1633 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 696 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,689 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tarrant County, TX

Primary care physicians in Tarrant County, TX see an average of 1,689 patients per year. This represents a 0.764% decrease from the previous year (1,702 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tarrant County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.6% under 18 years, 24.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 10% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.2%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
7.49%
Medicare
9.76%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fort Worth, TX grew by 1.75% from 18.8% to 19.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fort Worth, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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