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 2019:2,102,515More data
Estimate 2018:2,081,446 
Estimate 2017:2,056,451 
Estimate 2016:2,023,556 
Estimate 2015:1,984,880 
Estimate 2014:1,946,122 
Estimate 2013:1,912,767 
Estimate 2012:1,882,205 
Estimate 2011:1,847,882 
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:398,112More data
Azle city (pt.):11,142More data
Bedford city:49,464More data
Benbrook city:23,566More data
Blue Mound city:2,475More data
Burleson city (pt.):9,925More data
Colleyville city:26,945More data
Crowley city (pt.):15,614More data
Dalworthington Gardens city:2,387More data
Edgecliff Village town:3,034More data
Euless city:57,346More data
Everman city:6,248More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):275More data
Forest Hill city:12,959More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):885,492More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):60,840More data
Grapevine city (pt.):53,976More data
Haltom City city:44,339More data
Haslet city (pt.):1,855More data
Hurst city:38,992More data
Keller city:47,350More data
Kennedale city:8,543More data
Lake Worth city:4,957More data
Lakeside town:1,601More data
Mansfield city (pt.):68,689More data
Newark city (pt.):0More data
North Richland Hills city:70,836More data
Pantego town:2,538More data
Pelican Bay city:1,786More data
Reno city (pt.):5More data
Richland Hills city:8,030More data
River Oaks city:7,703More data
Roanoke city (pt.):0More data
Saginaw city:23,871More data
Sansom Park city:5,828More data
Southlake city (pt.):31,336More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):498More data
Watauga city:24,555More data
Westlake town (pt.):1,536More data
Westover Hills town:679More data
Westworth Village city:2,692More data
White Settlement city:17,896More 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
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 - 2018 (BEA):$51,239More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$106,829,236,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$66,059More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:31.5% 
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 - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
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:$444,045,150More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
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:7,116.242More data
Certified County Roads:396.716More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:19.253More data
Federal Roads:61.417More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,593.628More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:8,460.601More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:794.626More data
US Highways:262.477More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:1,003.050More 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:3,304.587More data
City Streets:15,718.840More data
Certified County Roads:793.432More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:82.802More data
Federal Roads:122.834More data
Off-System Subtotal:16,717.908More data
County Total:20,022.495More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.