Tarrant County, TX

2,016,872 Population
863.6 square miles 2,335.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
7.2%
was 7.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Population Density
2,335.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.5%
was 49.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.3%
was 15.9%
Ranked 11th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
26.7%
was 26.9%
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.8%
was 10.5%
Ranked 40th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 4.2
Ranked 17th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 13.1%
Ranked 24th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$60,373
was $60,737
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
46.8
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,027
Ranked 118th Highest in TX
Patents per 100,000
22
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 0.1
Ranked 58th Highest in TX
Violent Crimes per 100,000
4.8
was 5.9
Ranked 216th Highest in TX
Property Crimes per 100,000
46.5
was 60.0
Ranked 241st Highest in TX

 Housing

Total Housing Units
756,596
was 747,681
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$982
was $966
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
8,181
was 7,372
 
Occupied Housing Units
696,887
was 685,443
 
Homeownership Rate
60.0%
was 60.0%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
5,478
was 4,640
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
876.0
was 865.8
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.6%
was 18.5%
Ranked 44th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
2,703
was 2,732
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 19th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.2
was 10.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.3
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.6%
was 90.4%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.1%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.5%
was 97.7%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.3%
was 85.4%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.7%
was 30.8%
Ranked 14th Highest in TX

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