Historic Tarrant County Population: 1850 - Present

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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HISTORIC POPULATION (CENSUS BUREAU)
County Population
Census 2010:1,809,034
Census 2000:1,446,219
Census 1990:1,170,103
Census 1980:860,880
Census 1970:716,317
Census 1960:538,495
Census 1950:361,253
Census 1940:225,521
Census 1930:197,553
Census 1920:152,800
Census 1910:108,572
Census 1900:52,376
Census 1890:41,142
Census 1880:24,671
Census 1870:5,788
Census 1860:6,020
Census 1850:664
 
COUNTY POPULATION BY DECADE
664 people in 1850 6020 people in 1860 5788 people in 1870 24671 people in 1880 41142 people in 1890 52376 people in 1900 108572 people in 1910 152800 people in 1920 197553 people in 1930 225521 people in 1940 361253 people in 1950 538495 people in 1960 716317 people in 1970 860880 people in 1980 1170103 people in 1990 1446219 people in 2000 1809034 people in 2010
1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
 

The preceeding chart has been edited so that the height of the tallest column is the same for every county regardless of the actual value. The other columns have been adjusted accordingly to maintain the correct ratio of column heights for each Census. Therefore, this chart should not be used to compare populations between counties.


The chart below has the bars offset to the right to make room for negative values.

PERCENT CHANGE IN COUNTY POPULATION BY DECADE
2000 - 2010:spacer25.1   25.1
1990 - 2000:spacer23.6   23.6
1980 - 1990:spacer35.9   35.9
1970 - 1980:spacer20.2   20.2
1960 - 1970:spacer33.0   33.0
1950 - 1960:spacer49.1   49.1
1940 - 1950:spacer60.2   60.2
1930 - 1940:spacer14.2   14.2
1920 - 1930:spacer29.3   29.3
1910 - 1920:spacer40.7   40.7
1900 - 1910:spacer107.3   107.3
1890 - 1900:spacer27.3   27.3
1880 - 1890:spacer66.8   66.8
1870 - 1880:spacer326.2   326.2
1860 - 1870:spacer-3.9   -3.9
1850 - 1860:spacer806.6   806.6