Fort Worth, TX


Highest Appreciating Fort Worth Neighborhoods Since 2000

Fort Worth, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Fort Worth Housing Market Information

With a population of 833,312, 273,457 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $155,420, Fort Worth real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fort Worth, accounting for 66.76% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fort Worth include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.17%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.25%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.27%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Fort Worth are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.09% owning and 43.91% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Fort Worth built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Fort Worth built between 2000 and later ( 30.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 26.11%). There's also some housing in Fort Worth built before 1939 ( 6.64%).

Fort Worth Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Fort Worth has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Fort Worth real estate appreciated 37.95% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.27%, putting Fort Worth in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Fort Worth definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Fort Worth that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Fort Worth real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Fort Worth appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.45%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 95.00% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Fort Worth. Fort Worth appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.35%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.75%.

Importantly, this makes Fort Worth one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Fort Worth's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Fort Worth differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fort Worth - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Fort Worth real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,314,000 0.8
$985,001 - $1,314,000 0.7
$657,001 - $985,000 1.5
$525,001 - $657,000 1.8
$394,001 - $525,000 3.7
$262,001 - $394,000 10.1
$131,001 - $262,000 38.3
$66,001 - $131,000 30.5
$0 - $66,000 12.7

High for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
47.714754482597 31.0311284046693

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fort Worth Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
73.06% 3.23% 6 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,203 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.09
Renters 43.91
Vacant 9.35

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 31.0
1970 - 1999 36.3
1940 - 1969 26.1
1939 or Older 6.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 66.8
Townhomes 3.3
Small Apt. Buildings 5.3
Apt. Complexes 23.2
Mobile Homes 1.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.92
1 Bedroom 14.53
2 Bedrooms 24.07
3 Bedrooms 40.23
4 Bedrooms 15.96
5 or more bedrooms 3.28