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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 associated neighborhoods, Fort Worth is the fifth largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fort Worth, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fort Worth, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fort Worth’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fort Worth does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $72,726.00.

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 10.86% 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 one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Fort Worth is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.

The education level of Fort Worth citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.19% of adults in Fort Worth have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fort Worth in 2018 was $35,428, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,712 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 35.17% 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 (16.65%).

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