Fort Worth, TX

FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.28.20)

 

AGE IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years61,0557.1%
25 to 29 years68,9218.1%
30 to 34 years69,6638.1%
35 to 39 years62,5207.3%
40 to 44 years57,1066.7%
45 to 49 years56,3656.6%
50 to 54 years49,6845.8%
55 to 59 years45,9225.4%
60 to 64 years39,1774.6%
65 to 69 years29,7403.5%
70 to 74 years19,8082.3%
75 to 79 years13,0511.5%
80 to 84 years9,3231.1%
85+ years10,0361.2%

The median age in Fort Worth is 32.5 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White548,24164.1%
Black or African American162,43619.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,0340.5%
Asian35,6844.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6990.1%
Other76,1128.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade48,3879.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma48,7589.2%
High school graduate (includes GED)133,16025.1%
Some college, no degree112,39821.2%
Associate’s degree36,6416.9%
Bachelor’s degree102,24419.2%
Graduate or professional degree49,7289.4%
High school graduate or higher434,17181.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher151,97228.6%
Less than Bachelor’s degree379,34471.4%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0006.7%
$10,000 to $14,9994.4%
$15,000 to $24,9998.7%
$25,000 to $34,9999.6%
$35,000 to $49,99912.7%
$50,000 to $74,99918.7%
$75,000 to $99,99913.2%
$100,000 to $149,99914.9%
$150,000 to $199,9996.1%
$200,000 or more5.1%

Median household income: $59,255

Mean household income: $79,480

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$24,621
High school graduate (includes GED)$30,920
Some college or Associate’s degree$39,091
Bachelor’s degree$56,246
Graduate or professional degree$70,028

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 679,668 NA
Never married232,67334.2%
Now married (except separated)320,75347.2%
Separated16,7742.5%
Widowed30,4194.5%
Divorced79,04911.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line134,72216.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Owner-occupied housing units166,758
Renter-occupied housing units124,981
Single-family detached units213,964
Homeownership rate57.2%
Vacancy rate8.7%
Renters rate80.8%
Average housing value$194,960
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$1,106
Average rent$921

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Average income$79,480
Average household size2.88
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force67.1%
Percent disabled10.4%
Percent with health coverage81.5%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)27.2
Percent workers using public transportation0.8%
Percent veterans7.0%
Percent foreign born16.8%
Percent speaking Spanish at home11.6%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Total consumer expenditures per household$70,797.94
Alcoholic beverages$542.65
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$327.75
Beer consumed away from home$92.94
Wine consumed away from home$45.04
Apparel & services$2,103.32
Men’s apparel$405.04
Women’s apparel$677.63
Children’s apparel$347.74
Boys’ apparel$115.44
Girls’ apparel$131.28
Footwear$481.10
Dining out (food away from home)$3,610.57
Dining out – Breakfast$369.85
Dining out – Lunch$1,142.59
Dining out – Dinner$1,660.27
Education$1,405.18
Entertainment / recreation$3,034.46
Club membership fees$212.67
Dating services$0.71
Pet food$237.84
Pet services$63.09
Food consumed at home$4,966.57
Bakery products consumed at home$649.95
Dairy products consumed at home$502.20
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$971.50
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,106.99
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$487.28
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,735.92
Health care$5,477.60
Medical services$1,037.33
Nonprescription drugs$134.67
Household Services$1,938.20
Care for the elderly and handicapped$58.68
Lawn and garden services$407.72
Housekeeping services$170.53
PC repair$6.36
Housing$22,138.65
Home improvements$2,399.38
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,690.14
Phone services$1,714.67
Water$736.60
Life and other insurance$394.84
Pensions and social security$7,630.13
Personal care products and services$867.13
Hair care products$104.16
Personal care products$369.05
Local transportation$8,328.93
Gasoline$2,201.32
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,106.78
Travel$2,045.78
Airline fares$502.19
Auto / truck rental on trips$24.32
Lodging on trips$546.88
Food and drink on trips$496.40
Entertainment on trips$176.90

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN TARRANT COUNTY (home to FORT WORTH, TEXAS)

% with any debt in collections46%
Average debt in collections$1,582
% with medical debt in collections31%
Average medical debt in collections$798
% with student loan debt16%
Average student loan debt$18,573
Average monthly student loan payment$178
% with auto debt33%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS

YearPopulationPercent
January 201917,4594.0%
February 201915,3393.5%
March 201915,3303.5%
April 201912,6792.9%
May 201913,1403.0%
June 201916,0113.7%
July 201916,7173.8%
August 201915,7473.6%
September 201914,5293.3%
October 201914,5883.3%
November 201914,2263.2%
December 201913,5303.0%
January 202015,4103.5%
February 202014,8893.3%
March 202021,9995.0%
April 202055,06513.5%
May 202055,80413.1%
June 202038,6648.9%
July 202036,4148.3%
August 202031,6967.1%
September 202036,2718.1%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)