Lake Worth, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Worth, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Worth had a population of 4,728 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Worth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Worth is located at latitude 32.8129 and longitude -97.4305 in Tarrant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Worth (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tarrant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Lake Worth (GNIS ID: 2411608) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lake Worth is located within Fort Worth Division of Tarrant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Worth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lake Worth, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,728
Population in Households 4,560
Population in Familes 3,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 1,908
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,702
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,212 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $83,594
Average Home Value $119,901


Median Household Income $45,702
Average Household Income $59,230
Per Capita Income $22,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.7%
Households 0.38% 0.64%
Families 0.3% 0.5%
Median Household Income   -0.56%
Per Capita Income   0.64%
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.

Lake Worth, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Worth to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 421 76th
Population Density1 # 329 81st
Diversity Index2 # 536 69th
Median Household Income # 804 54th
Per Capita Income # 878 50th

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