Population

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fort Worth was the fastest growing large city between 2010 and 2020 – with a total population increase of more than 177,000 during the decade, representing an annual average increase of 17,771 persons and a growth rate of 2.4% percent per year. Fort Worth’s rapid population growth continues from the previous decade.  From 2000 to 2010, Fort Worth's total population increased by 200,815 persons. This represents an average annual increase of approximately 20,082 persons and a growth rate of 3.7 percent per year.

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Year Population Year Population
2020 918,915 1990 447,619
2019 909,585 1980 383,166
2018 895,008 1970 393,455
2017 876,060 1960  356,268
2016 855,897 1950 278,778
2015 836,969 1940 177,662
2014 812,553 1930 163,447
2013 794,189 1920 106,482
2012 782,027 1910 73,312
2011 760,758 1900 26,668
2010 741,206 1890 23,076
2000 540,391 1880  6,663

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Decennial Census and 1-Year American Community Survey (ACS) Population Estimates

 

Demographics


Racial and Ethnic Makeup (2020 Census)

White Alone: (Non-Hispanic): 37%
Black (Non-Hispanic): 19%
Hispanic (All Races): 35%
Asian Alone: 5%
Other: 4%

Source: US Census Bureau 2020; US Census Bureau ACS 5-year 2016-2020

Median Household Income (2016-2020)

Fort Worth: $64,567
Texas: $63,826
United States: $64,994

Sources: US Census Bureau ACS 5-year 2016-2020

Median Family Income

Fort Worth: $81,500
Texas: $74,500
United States: $78,500

Source: HUD, Income Limits, 2020

Physical Size

359 Square Miles

 

 

 

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