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Fort Worth, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Worth is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tarrant County at latitude 32.7815 and longitude -97.3467. Tarrant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fort Worth, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fort Worth, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fort Worth indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Worth: Camp Worth.

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Fort Worth, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 791,580
Population in Households 777,096
Population in Familes 641,779
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,484
Population Density1 2,329
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 279,312
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 187,383
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 306,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161,003 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 118,309 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,871 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $150,422
Average Home Value $185,864


Median Household Income $49,576
Average Household Income $67,040
Per Capita Income $23,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.56% 1.83%
Households 1.46% 1.77%
Families 1.36% 1.75%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.13%
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.

Fort Worth, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Worth to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 5 100th
Population Density1 # 236 87th
Diversity Index2 # 70 96th
Median Household Income # 652 63rd
Per Capita Income # 627 64th

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