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:383,204More data
Azle city (pt.):9,666More data
Bedford city:48,908More data
Benbrook city:22,419More data
Blue Mound city:2,475More data
Burleson city (pt.):8,913More data
Colleyville city:24,952More data
Crowley city (pt.):14,541More data
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,355More data
Edgecliff Village town:2,953More data
Euless city:53,630More data
Everman city:6,315More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):228More data
Forest Hill city:12,795More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):803,674More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):55,849More data
Grapevine city (pt.):50,844More data
Haltom City city:43,913More data
Haslet city (pt.):1,719More data
Hurst city:38,733More data
Keller city:43,924More data
Kennedale city:7,394More data
Lake Worth city:4,727More data
Lakeside town:1,372More data
Mansfield city (pt.):60,389More data
Newark city (pt.):0More data
North Richland Hills city:68,529More data
Pantego town:2,505More data
Pelican Bay city:1,615More data
Reno city (pt.):9More data
Richland Hills city:8,041More data
River Oaks city:7,671More data
Roanoke city (pt.):0More data
Saginaw city:21,703More data
Sansom Park city:4,825More data
Southlake city (pt.):28,243More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):502More data
Watauga city:24,345More data
Westlake town (pt.):1,173More data
Westover Hills town:718More data
Westworth Village city:2,632More data
White Settlement city:16,896More 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
Ethnicity - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.8%More data
Race - 2014 (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 - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:49.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.4%More data
Age - 2014 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.1%More data
65 and Older:10.2%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:34.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$46,169More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$89,814,369,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$58,127More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:84.7% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:29.7% 
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 
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 Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Tarrant County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Tarrant County Narrative Profile»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2014
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.264000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$149,024,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$136,351,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$359,966,888More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2013
Note: Due to a lack of instructions on what expenditures to include in the "Texas County Lateral Road and Bridge Expenditures Yearly Report," some counties include expenditures from all funds (accounts) and some include only expenditures from certain funds. Therefore, the data in this section should be used with caution.
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$12,307,289More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$4,838,539More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$0More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$611,577More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$5,640,740More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$23,398,145More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2015
Total Centerline Miles:870.5More data
Total Lane Miles:3,320.0More data

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.