The City of Fort Worth is the 5th largest city in Texas with a population of 851,362 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Worth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fort Worth is located at latitude 32.7815 and longitude -97.3467 in Tarrant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Worth (see map below) encompass a land area of 340.7 sq. miles and a water area of 8.04 sq. miles. Tarrant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Fort Worth are located in Tarrant County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Denton County, Wise County, and Parker County.
The City of Fort Worth (GNIS ID: 2410531) 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 Fort Worth is located within Fort Worth Division of Tarrant County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Worth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Worth: Camp Worth.
|Population in Households||836,221|
|Population in Familes||691,200|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||15,141|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||323,516 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||169,690 (52.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||129,098 (39.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||24,728 ( 7.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$147,319|
|Average Home Value||$189,130|
|Median Household Income||$54,988|
|Average Household Income||$74,901|
|Per Capita Income||$26,762|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.43%|
The table below compares Fort Worth to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 5||100th|
|Population Density1||# 227||87th|
|Diversity Index2||# 68||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 533||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 611||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.