Tarrant County TX Information


Tarrant County Subdivisions

Tarrant County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,963,571
Population in Households 1,941,385
Population in Familes 1,620,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 22,186
Population Density1 2,274
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 703,306
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 483,966
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 759,745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418,360 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 284,946 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56,439 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $159,430
Average Home Value $211,309


Median Household Income $59,059
Average Household Income $80,972
Per Capita Income $29,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.44%
Households 1.09% 1.31%
Families 0.99% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Tarrant County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tarrant County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 99th
Population Density1 # 3 99th
Diversity Index2 # 16 94th
Median Household Income # 27 90th
Per Capita Income # 29 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.