Fort Worth, TX

836,969 Population
340.7 square miles 2,285.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.0%
was 3.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,285.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.3%
was 49.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.1%
was 17.4%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.2%
was 28.8%
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
9.2%
was 8.6%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 4.2
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
16.3%
was 20.1%
Ranked 29th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$55,888
was $52,430
Ranked 24th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.3
46.9
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
315,201
was 295,503
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$936
was $869
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
5,655
was 4,201
 
Occupied Housing Units
285,173
was 269,433
 
Homeownership Rate
56.3%
was 56.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
3,321
was 2,716
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
925.7
was 867.3
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.4%
was 18.3%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
2,334
was 1,485
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 27th 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
89.5%
was 87.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.0%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.9%
was 80.9%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.3%
was 28.2%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX

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