Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth profile

Living in Fort Worth

Fort Worth is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 918,915 people and 201 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 (11.66%), management occupations (10.56%), and sales jobs (10.32%).

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.

One thing noticeable about Fort Worth, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Fort Worth is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Fort Worth a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Fort Worth is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.

Fort Worth is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 84.55% 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 overall education level of Fort Worth citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.08% 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 $30,374, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,496 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 35.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Worth include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Fort Worth also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.35%.

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