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 4,745 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lake Worth, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,745
Daytime Population: Workers 6,283
Daytime Population: Residents 2,670
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,953
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.89
Population in Households 4,575
Population in Familes 3,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density2 1,915
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $47,435
Average Household Income $62,337
Per Capita Income $23,761


Total Housing Units 1,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,231 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 486 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $91,610
Average Home Value $129,955


Total Households 1,717
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,200
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.45% 0.59%
Families 0.41% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 422 76th
Population Density # 329 81st
Diversity Index # 527 70th
Median Household Income # 834 52nd
Per Capita Income # 854 51st

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