Fort Worth, TX

855,897 Population
340.7 square miles 2,394.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.1%
was 3.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,394.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.7%
was 49.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.7%
was 17.1%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.4%
was 28.2%
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
9.4%
was 9.2%
Ranked 44th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 4.2
Ranked 14th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
17.5%
was 16.3%
Ranked 35th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$54,876
was $55,888
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.6
46.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.7
was 6.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
525.4
was 560.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,585.7
was 4,343.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
314,469
was 315,201
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$974
was $936
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
5,655
was 4,201
 
Occupied Housing Units
287,401
was 285,173
 
Homeownership Rate
57.1%
was 56.3%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
3,321
was 2,716
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
917.1
was 925.7
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.0%
was 19.4%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
2,334
was 1,485
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.1
was 14.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.1
was 5.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.3%
was 89.5%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.5%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.1%
was 97.0%
Ranked 38th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.8%
was 80.9%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.6%
was 27.3%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX

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