Tarrant County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2015:1,982,498More data
Estimate 2014:1,946,346 
Estimate 2013:1,913,437 
Estimate 2012:1,882,338 
Estimate 2011:1,848,011 
Census 2010:1,809,034More data
Census 2000:1,446,219More data
Population of the County Seat (Fort Worth)
Census 2010:741,206 
Census 2000:534,694 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Arlington city:388,125More data
Azle city (pt.):9,834More data
Bedford city:49,337More data
Benbrook city:22,629More data
Blue Mound city:2,490More data
Burleson city (pt.):9,326More data
Colleyville city:25,487More data
Crowley city (pt.):14,822More data
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,373More data
Edgecliff Village town:2,970More data
Euless city:54,219More data
Everman city:6,352More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):233More data
Forest Hill city:12,881More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):824,545More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):56,748More data
Grapevine city (pt.):51,404More data
Haltom City city:44,206More data
Haslet city (pt.):1,786More data
Hurst city:39,016More data
Keller city:45,758More data
Kennedale city:7,715More data
Lake Worth city:4,822More data
Lakeside town:1,385More data
Mansfield city (pt.):62,355More data
Newark city (pt.):0More data
North Richland Hills city:69,204More data
Pantego town:2,531More data
Pelican Bay city:1,635More data
Reno city (pt.):5More data
Richland Hills city:8,098More data
River Oaks city:7,724More data
Roanoke city (pt.):0More data
Saginaw city:22,079More data
Sansom Park city:4,858More data
Southlake city (pt.):29,075More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):526More data
Watauga city:24,525More data
Westlake town (pt.):1,247More data
Westover Hills town:721More data
Westworth Village city:2,651More data
White Settlement city:17,077More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:863.6More data
Water Area:38.7More data
Total Area:902.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2,094.73More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:98.71More data
Percent Rural:1.29More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.8%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:16.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:49.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.4%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.9%More data
65 and Older:10.5%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:34.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$48,727More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$96,600,949,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$60,735More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$49,188More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$48,819 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$47,632 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$47,034 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$45,224 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$52,686More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$50,915 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$48,934 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$48,532 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$47,420 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.285693More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$152,108,917,524More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$138,933,271,381More data
Total Actual Levy:$396,922,631More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:128.101More data
US Highways:56.909More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:211.498More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:130.288More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.602More data
Frontage Roads:339.062More data
On-System Subtotal:870.460More data
City Streets:7,111.453More data
Certified County Roads:395.545More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:5.587More data
Federal Roads:61.553More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,574.138More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:8,444.598More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:803.586More data
US Highways:258.794More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:1,013.085More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:459.947More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:27.092More data
Frontage Roads:757.535More data
On-System Subtotal:3,320.039More data
City Streets:15,644.164More data
Certified County Roads:791.090More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:34.254More data
Federal Roads:123.106More data
Off-System Subtotal:16,592.614More data
County Total:19,912.653More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Tarrant County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Tarrant County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Tarrant County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Tarrant County»

Special Districts in Tarrant County.
School Districts in Tarrant County.
History of City Tax Rates in Tarrant County.

Airports in Tarrant County.
Hospitals in Tarrant County.
Prisons in Tarrant County.