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Fort Worth Population

926,412

Fort Worth is the fifth largest city in the U.S. state of Texas and the 13th largest city in the United States of America. Fort Worth is located in northern Texas and this region is a boundary between the more heavily forested eastern parts and the rolling hills of the central part. It has become one of the fastest growing cities in the United States in recent years, particularly in the 21st century, and has more than doubled its population in the last thirty years. Fort Worth population in 2020 is estimated to be 926,412, the city has a total area of 349 square miles (904 sq.km).

YearPopulationChange %
2010748,481
2011764,0342.08
2012781,0592.23
2013796,1751.94
2014815,1352.38
2015835,9502.55
2016856,9022.51
2017875,4562.17
2018895,0082.23
2019909,5851.63
2020 *926,4121.85 *
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019


Fort Worth Size and Population

Fort Worth Median population age is 33.2 years, 49.2% are Male and 49.2% are Female, Sex ratio 96.8 males per 100 females, 7.7% are under 5 years, 27.4% are under 18 years, 72.6% are 18 years and over, 9.7% are 65 years and over, 1.3% are 85 years and over.

442,049 are Male, 456,870 are Female, 68,831 are under 5 years, 246,626 are under 18 years, 87,550 are 65 years and over. Total housing units are 337,072.

Fort Worth Voting age population
562,247 are Citizen, 18 and over population, out of these 273,047 are Male and 289,200 are Female, percentage wise 48.6% are Male voters and 51.4% are Female voters.


Languages spoken in Fort Worth

Fort Worth population by language spoken at home are, 488,941 speak only English, 198,307 Spanish or Spanish Creole, 3,503 French (incl. Patois, Cajun), 541 French Creole, 572 Italian, 265 Greek, 952 Russian, 197 Polish, 566 Portuguese or Portuguese Creole, 831 German, 32 Yiddish, 138 Other West Germanic languages, 9 Scandinavian languages, 758 Serbo-Croatian, 262 Other Slavic languages, 807 Persian.

Asian Indian languages include 1,021 people speak Hindi, 1,899 Urdu, 1,580 Gujarati, 3,293 Other Indic languages and 1,069 Other Indo-European languages.

People from East Asia languages include 1,458 speak Chinese, 340 Japanese, 1,649 Korean, 217 Mon-Khmer, Cambodian, 160 Hmong, 355 Thai, 2,002 Laotian, 6,334 Vietnamese, 2,269 Tagalog and 1,977 Other Asian languages.

823 Other Pacific Island languages, 52 Navajo, 66 Other Native North American languages, 65 Hungarian, 2,190 Arabic, 616 Hebrew, 3,849 African languages and 76 speak other and unspecified languages.


Ethnic groups

Fort Worth population by Race are, 60.8% are White Americans, 19% are Black Americans, 0.7% are AIAN, 4.8% are Asian. 546,141 are White Americans, 170,498 are Black or African American, 6,617 are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1,497 are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 43,267 are Asian, out of these 8,238 are Asian Indian, 3,670 are Chinese, 3,018 are Filipino, 522 are Japanese, 2,564 are Korean, 8,819 are Vietnamese and 16,436 are other Asians. 319,046 are Hispanic or Latino (of any race), out of these 271,025 are Mexicans, 9,336 are Puerto Ricans, 3,430 are Cubans.


Fort Worth History

According to TSHA, The city of Fort Worth was formed in 1849 as an army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. After the Mexican War, a line of seven army posts was established in 1848–49 to protect the settlers of Texas along the western frontier. Although Native Indians were still a threat in the area, pioneers were already settling near the fort. Fort Worth used to be called as cattle town, historically been a center of the longhorn cattle trade. Fort Worth was incorporated in 1873. Dallas-Fort Worth telegraph began operating in 1874, followed by Texas and Pacific Railway began operating in 1876. Population in 1880 is 6,663 and increased to 3 times by 1890 with 23,076. The city decided to begin the construction of new county courthouse in 1893 and population by 1900 is 26,668. The leaders of Fort Worth caught the spirit of the Progressive era, and in 1907 the local city government was restructured. In the year of 1909 a devastating fire motivated the construction of a dam on the West Fork, that resulted Lake Worth provided a reliable water supply. The city limits were expanded to 16.83 square miles in 1909. Population was 73,312 in 1910 and increased to 106,482 by 1920.

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