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 2014:1,945,360More data
Estimate 2013:1,913,943 
Estimate 2012:1,882,822 
Estimate 2011:1,848,435 
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:379,577More data
Azle city (pt.):9,514More data
Bedford city:48,592More data
Benbrook city:22,206More data
Blue Mound city:2,464More data
Burleson city (pt.):8,649More data
Colleyville city:24,500More data
Crowley city (pt.):14,071More data
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,336More data
Edgecliff Village town:2,939More data
Euless city:53,224More data
Everman city:6,269More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):221More data
Forest Hill city:12,700More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):784,405More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):55,115More data
Grapevine city (pt.):50,195More data
Haltom City city:43,580More data
Haslet city (pt.):1,641More data
Hurst city:38,448More data
Keller city:42,907More data
Kennedale city:7,236More data
Lake Worth city:4,700More data
Lakeside town:1,364More data
Mansfield city (pt.):59,078More data
Newark city (pt.):0More data
North Richland Hills city:67,317More data
Pantego town:2,480More data
Pelican Bay city:1,573More data
Reno city (pt.):9More data
Richland Hills city:7,995More data
River Oaks city:7,619More data
Roanoke city (pt.):0More data
Saginaw city:21,257More data
Sansom Park city:4,795More data
Southlake city (pt.):27,418More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):465More data
Watauga city:24,187More data
Westlake town (pt.):1,077More data
Westover Hills town:709More data
Westworth Village city:2,587More data
White Settlement city:16,714More 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 - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.6%More data
Race - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:50.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.2%More data
Age - 2013 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:9.9%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:33.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2013 (BEA):$44,417More data
Total Personal Income - 2013 (BEA):$84,905,643,000More data
Median Household Income - 2013 (Census Bureau):$56,906More data
Poverty - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:84.5% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:29.5% 
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 - 2014:5.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:8.1 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2013»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2013
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.264000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$140,913,903,632More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$129,576,661,429More data
Total Actual Levy:$342,082,386More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2014:$N/AMore data
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
CY 2010:$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 - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:865.8More data
Total Lane Miles:3,273.0More 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.