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 2017:2,054,475More data
Estimate 2016:2,021,746 
Estimate 2015:1,983,642 
Estimate 2014:1,945,378 
Estimate 2013:1,913,133 
Estimate 2012:1,882,399 
Estimate 2011:1,847,875 
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:392,772More data
Azle city (pt.):10,117More data
Bedford city:49,528More data
Benbrook city:22,948More data
Blue Mound city:2,497More data
Burleson city (pt.):9,565More data
Colleyville city:26,152More data
Crowley city (pt.):14,937More data
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,383More data
Edgecliff Village town:3,006More data
Euless city:54,769More data
Everman city:6,374More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):242More data
Forest Hill city:12,947More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):845,237More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):59,356More data
Grapevine city (pt.):51,971More data
Haltom City city:44,361More data
Haslet city (pt.):1,817More data
Hurst city:39,160More data
Keller city:46,646More data
Kennedale city:7,840More data
Lake Worth city:4,871More data
Lakeside town:1,396More data
Mansfield city (pt.):63,652More data
Newark city (pt.):0More data
North Richland Hills city:69,798More data
Pantego town:2,544More data
Pelican Bay city:1,647More data
Reno city (pt.):5More data
Richland Hills city:8,121More data
River Oaks city:7,740More data
Roanoke city (pt.):0More data
Saginaw city:22,526More data
Sansom Park city:4,872More data
Southlake city (pt.):30,100More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):482More data
Watauga city:24,629More data
Westlake town (pt.):1,360More data
Westover Hills town:707More data
Westworth Village city:2,722More data
White Settlement city:17,204More 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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:28.4%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:74.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:16.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:47.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:16.0%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.8%More data
65 and Older:10.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:34.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$48,050More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$96,909,978,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$61,553More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:30.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$52,371More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$52,686 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$50,915 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$48,934 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$48,532 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.254000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$176,318,326,032More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$156,738,790,673More data
Total Actual Levy:$398,116,528More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
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 - 2016
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 2016»
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.