Tarrant County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2018:2,084,931More data
Estimate 2017:2,057,468 
Estimate 2016:2,024,925 
Estimate 2015:1,985,924 
Estimate 2014:1,946,639 
Estimate 2013:1,913,161 
Estimate 2012:1,882,350 
Estimate 2011:1,847,736 
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:398,112 
Azle city (pt.):11,142 
Bedford city:49,464 
Benbrook city:23,566 
Blue Mound city:2,475 
Burleson city (pt.):9,925 
Colleyville city:26,945 
Crowley city (pt.):15,614 
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,387 
Edgecliff Village town:3,034 
Euless city:57,346 
Everman city:6,248 
Flower Mound town (pt.):275 
Forest Hill city:12,959 
Fort Worth city (pt.):885,492 
Grand Prairie city (pt.):60,840 
Grapevine city (pt.):53,976 
Haltom City city:44,339 
Haslet city (pt.):1,855 
Hurst city:38,992 
Keller city:47,350 
Kennedale city:8,543 
Lake Worth city:4,957 
Lakeside town:1,601 
Mansfield city (pt.):68,689 
Newark city (pt.):0 
North Richland Hills city:70,836 
Pantego town:2,538 
Pelican Bay city:1,786 
Reno city (pt.):5 
Richland Hills city:8,030 
River Oaks city:7,703 
Roanoke city (pt.):0 
Saginaw city:23,871 
Sansom Park city:5,828 
Southlake city (pt.):31,336 
Trophy Club town (pt.):498 
Watauga city:24,555 
Westlake town (pt.):1,536 
Westover Hills town:679 
Westworth Village city:2,692 
White Settlement city:17,896 
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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:73.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:17.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:45.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:16.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.3%More data
65 and Older:11.3%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:34.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$47,525More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$97,639,160,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$65,021More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:31.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$55,632More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$53,945 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$52,371 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$52,686 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$50,915 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.234000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$210,610,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$189,763,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$444,045,150More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:128.146More data
US Highways:57.325More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:206.429More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:128.619More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.683More data
Frontage Roads:341.771More data
On-System Subtotal:866.973More data
City Streets:7,116.271More data
Certified County Roads:396.746More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:19.253More data
Federal Roads:61.626More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,593.896More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:8,460.869More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:794.626More data
US Highways:262.468More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:1,003.908More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:455.680More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:27.586More data
Frontage Roads:761.168More data
On-System Subtotal:3,305.436More data
City Streets:15,718.900More data
Certified County Roads:793.492More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:77.012More data
Federal Roads:123.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:16,712.656More data
County Total:20,018.092More 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):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.