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Fort Worth Population

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 population in 2023 is estimated to be 963868, the city has a total area of 349 square miles (904 sq.km). 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.

Below is the Fort Worth population by year:
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
2020918,9151.03
2021 *940,4362.342
2022 *957,8031.89
2023 *963,8680.66
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Fort Worth Population Ranking & Density

According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, Fort Worth population in 2020 is estimated to be 918,915, It is thirteenth largest city in the United States by rank, 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 population in 2022 is estimated to be 957,803, and in 2021 is estimated to be 940,436.

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.


Fort Worth Language demographics

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.


Fort Worth Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Fort Worth by age is 913,656, out of these 444,434 are male, 469,222 are female, The sex ratio of Fort Worth is 95. The median age of the Fort Worth population is 32.8, Fort Worth population by age are, under 18 years is 246,229, 16 years and over is 692,602, 18 years and over is 667,427, 21 years and over is 625,680, 65 years and over is 115812. 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female, 26.9% are under 18 years old, 75.8% are 16 years and over, 73.1% are 18 years and over, 68.5% are 21 years and over, 10.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 346,502 housing units, The voting population of Fort Worth are 580,312, out of these 276,133 are male voters, 304,179 are female voters, 47.6% are male,52.4% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -572,8508.0%
5 - 966,1427.2%
10 - 1470,1017.7%
15 - 1964,8077.1%
20 - 2464,5727.1%
25 - 34150,72816.5%
35 - 44127,28013.9%
45 - 54112,74612.3%
55 - 5951,0625.6%
60 - 6442,0034.6%
65 - 7457,1676.3%
75 - 8424,6142.7%
85 and over9,5841.0%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Fort Worth Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Fort Worth by race are:

White Population

White population in Fort Worth, Texas are 589,390, percentage wise 64.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Fort Worth, Texas are 171,689, percentage wise 18.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Fort Worth, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Fort Worth are 45,041, percentage wise 4.9 percent are asians, out of these 14,743 are Asian Indians, 5,025 are Chinese, 2,526 are Filipinos, 640 are Japanese, 1,983 are Korean, 5,847 are Vietnamese and 14,277 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Fort Worth, Texas are 332,505. Percentage wise 36.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 282,014 are Mexican people, 12,575 are Puerto Ricans, 3,394 are Cubans, and 34,522 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race913,656Percent
White589,39064.5%
Black or African American171,68918.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,5530.5%
Asian Population45,0414.9%
Asian Indian14,7431.6%
Chinese5,0250.5%
Filipino2,5260.3%
Japanese6400.1%
Other Asian Population14,277
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6280.1%
Hispanic or Latino332,50536.4%
Mexican282,01430.9%
Puerto Rican12,5751.4%
Cuban3,3940.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino34,522
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Fort Worth native population is 752,645, out of these 532,861 born in the Texas state and 204,435 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 161,011, out of these 67,178 are Naturalised US citizen, 2,037 are in Europe, 22,170 in Asia, 6,350 in Africa, 36,004 in Latin America and 588 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Fort Worth are 93,833, out of these 899 are from Europe, 13,958 are from Asia, 7,544 from Africa, 70,712 are from Latin America and 528 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native752,645
Born in state of residence532,861
Born in other state in the United States204,435
Northeast24,552
Midwest52,110
South68,554
West59,219
Born outside the United States15,349
Puerto Rico5,418
U.S. Island Areas553
Born abroad of American parent(s)9,378
Foreign born
Born outside of United States161,011
Naturalized U.S. citizen67,178
Europe2,037
Asia22,170
Africa6,350
Oceania29
Latin America36,004
Northern America588
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen93,833
Europe899
Asia13,958
Africa7,544
Oceania192
Latin America70,712
Northern America528
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Fort Worth Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Fort Worth, Texas are 346,502, Occupied housing units are 309,097, Rental vacancy rate is 13. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 51.89% of houses are owner occupied and 37.32% of houses are renter occupied in Fort Worth. There are 65.42 percent of one-unit detached, 2.98 percent of one-units attached, 1.53 percent of two-unit houses, 3.78 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.58 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 29.17 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.01 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.54 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 4.49 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units346,502
Occupied housing units309,097
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate13
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached226,690
1-unit attached10,336
2 units5,289
3 or 4 units13,088
Mobile home5,471
Boat, RV, van, etc.53
Owner-occupied179,783
Renter-occupied129,314
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Fort Worth Housing Market

The median value of housing in Fort Worth, Texas is $209,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.40 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 4.93 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 6.42 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 10.36 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 16.62 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 8.26 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.51 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.39 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0008,316
$50,000 to $99,99917,067
$100,000 to $149,99922,242
$150,000 to $199,99935,904
$200,000 to $299,99957,586
$300,000 to $499,99928,608
$500,000 to $999,9998,709
$1,000,000 or more1,351
Median (dollars)209,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Fort Worth Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,688, 0.11 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.40 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.21 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 11.21 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.74 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.74 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.05 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $574, 1.53 percent of homes pay less than $250, 3.71 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.58 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.29 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.21 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.09 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500369
$500 to $99911,784
$1,000 to $1,49928,437
$1,500 to $1,99938,830
$2,000 to $2,49919,875
$2,500 to $2,9999,498
$3,000 or more7,094
Median (dollars)1,688
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2505,296
$250 to $39912,864
$400 to $59915,856
$600 to $79911,390
$800 to $9997,660
$1,000 or more10,698
Median (dollars)574
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Fort Worth Rental

Total number of Fort Worth rental homes or apartments are 129,314, occupied by Renter, The median value of Fort Worth average rental rate is $ 1,110. 4.38 percent of homes are under $500, 34.86 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 53.85 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 4.25 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.94 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5005,660
$500 to $99945,078
$1,000 to $1,49946,908
$1,500 to $1,99922,728
$2,000 to $2,4994,615
$2,500 to $2,999883
$3,000 or more1,215
Median (dollars)1,110
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates


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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