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Fort Worth, TX
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Fort Worth profile

Living in Fort Worth

Fort Worth is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 956,709 people and 201 constituent neighborhoods, Fort Worth is the fifth largest community in Texas. Fort Worth has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fort Worth, where the median household income is $67,927.00.

Also of interest is that Fort Worth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Fort Worth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Fort Worth is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Fort Worth. This makes Fort Worth a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Fort Worth presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The overall education level of Fort Worth citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.98% of adults in Fort Worth have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fort Worth in 2018 was $32,569, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,276 for a family of four. However, Fort Worth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fort Worth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Worth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Worth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Worth also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Worth include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

In addition, Fort Worth has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.68%).

The most common language spoken in Fort Worth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.