Fort Worth, TX


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Fort Worth is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 854,113 people and 150 constituent neighborhoods, Fort Worth is the fifth largest community in Texas.

Fort Worth is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Worth is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Worth who work in office and administrative support (13.65%), sales jobs (10.28%), and management occupations (8.93%).

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.

Fort Worth is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 0.85% of people drive their car alone to work each day. If you like to drive, you'll love it. And you better. Because walking to work is just not a viable option for most people who live in Fort Worth. Highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers are part of the common Fort Worth landscape.

The percentage of people in Fort Worth who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.30% of adults in Fort Worth have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fort Worth in 2010 was $25,225, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,900 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 34.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Worth include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

In addition, Fort Worth has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.47%).

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