What you need to know about Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth offers a rich tapestry of affordable neighborhoods, an enviable cultural scene and a world-class school system and a Top 10 Downtown. Visitors enjoy shopping and dining in downtown's Sundance Square. City attractions include the Fort Worth Zoo, major sports, and the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, enhancing the city's reputation as one of the premier travel destinations in the nation.

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Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
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Best Neighborhoods in Fort Worth, TX
These areas offer great restaurants, parks, pubs and more.
Best Restaurants in Fort Worth, TX
Food scene and appetites keep growing on pace with city
Best Places to Golf in Fort Worth, Texas
The Fort Worth, TX golf scene has more than 20 nice golf courses located within the city itself.

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Population

778,573
Up by 12.78%
Fort Worth, TX Top Employers
Fort Worth, TX Top Employers
Fort Worth’s largest employers make up a range of industries, including government, education and health care.
Best Neighborhoods in  Fort Worth, TX
Best Neighborhoods in Fort Worth, TX
These areas offer great restaurants, parks, pubs and more.

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Business

Interested in learning more about the business climate in the Fort Worth, Texas area? Visit BusinessClimate.com

Business Climate
Fort Worth area students on a field trip visiting the Amon Carter Museum
Tarrant County School District Enrollment and Average SAT Scores, 2013
Tarrant County School District Enrollment and Average SAT Scores, 2013 as a resource for people relocating to Fort Worth

Housing

Homes Owned 57.74%
57.74% Complete
Homes Rented 42.26%
42.26% Complete

Real Estate

In Fort Worth, Texas


Ready to move to Fort Worth? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Fort Worth.
Forth Worth Mayor Besty Price
Fort Worth Makes Wellness a Priority
New programs, amenities promote healthy living

Median Home Price

$122,100
Lower than the state average
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Spurs Meet Sophistication at Stock Show
Stock Show and Rodeo keeps this cultured city connected to its roots – and boots
Fort Worth Medical District
Fort Worth Medical District Fuels Growth in Near Southside
Medical facilities provide jobs, foot traffic, vibrancy to neighborhood
We want the young professionals to be involved in Fort Worth as early as possible, and hopefully for a lifetime. They are the future, and we want their input now.

Brianna Broussard, program manager, Vision Fort Worth

Schools

In Fort Worth, Texas


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Fort Worth rates.

Median Household Income

$52,492
Lower than the national average

Business

In Fort Worth, Texas


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Fort Worth.
Kimbrell Art Museum in Fort Worth, TX
Forth Worth's Cultural District
Cultural District makes magnificent art, architecture easily accessible
The University of North Texas Health Science Center
Innovative Health Services in Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth residents benefit from innovative health and wellness services

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
The Clearfork Main Street bridge in Fort Worth, TX.
Edwards Ranch Development in Fort Worth, TX
The long-standing Edwards Ranch property is being developed into three individual neighborhoods in Fort Worth, TX.
Businesses in Fort Worth, TX
Accolades continue coming in for Fort Worth business climate
2012 Tarrant County Heart Walk in Tarrant County, TX.
Nonprofit Groups Boost Health and Wellness in Fort Worth, TX
Local organizations such as the American Cancer Society work to build a healthier city in Fort Worth, TX.
Camp Fire First Texas' in Fort Worth, TX.
Youth Organizations in Fort Worth, TX
Local camps and youth development organizations in Fort Worth, TX make a difference now and for the future of the city.

Health

In Fort Worth, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Fort Worth.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 80%
80% Complete
The Usual Bar in Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth South District in Fort Worth, TX
Area attracts newcomers and new businesses to the region.
Fort Worth, TX Recreation Overview
Cheering on pro and college sports rounds out plenty of active recreation options

Fort Worth, TX's Livability Rankings

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Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
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Tarrant County School District Enrollment and Average SAT Scores, 2013
Tarrant County School District Enrollment and Average SAT Scores, 2013 as a resource for people relocating to Fort Worth
Fort Worth Makes Wellness a Priority
New programs, amenities promote healthy living
Spurs Meet Sophistication at Stock Show
Stock Show and Rodeo keeps this cultured city connected to its roots – and boots
Fort Worth Medical District Fuels Growth in Near Southside
Medical facilities provide jobs, foot traffic, vibrancy to neighborhood
Forth Worth's Cultural District
Cultural District makes magnificent art, architecture easily accessible
Innovative Health Services in Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth residents benefit from innovative health and wellness services
Edwards Ranch Development in Fort Worth, TX
The long-standing Edwards Ranch property is being developed into three individual neighborhoods in Fort Worth, TX.
Businesses in Fort Worth, TX
Accolades continue coming in for Fort Worth business climate
Nonprofit Groups Boost Health and Wellness in Fort Worth, TX
Local organizations such as the American Cancer Society work to build a healthier city in Fort Worth, TX.
Youth Organizations in Fort Worth, TX
Local camps and youth development organizations in Fort Worth, TX make a difference now and for the future of the city.
New Development in Forth Worth, TX's Southeast District
Development and “smart growth” are giving promise to Fort Worth, TX's Southeast District.
Fort Worth South District in Fort Worth, TX
Area attracts newcomers and new businesses to the region.
Fort Worth, TX Recreation Overview
Cheering on pro and college sports rounds out plenty of active recreation options
Fort Worth, TX Arts and Culture Attractions
Creative ventures abound, from live music and festivals to world-class museums
Best Restaurants in Fort Worth, TX
Food scene and appetites keep growing on pace with city
Cultural History and Modern Luxuries in Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX is an energetic, growing city that honors its distinctive Western heritage along with modern cultural amenities.
Best Places to Golf in Fort Worth, Texas
The Fort Worth, TX golf scene has more than 20 nice golf courses located within the city itself.
Shopping in Fort Worth, TX
Whether you're looking for an upscale boutique, a large mall or a bustling shopping center, Fort Worth has you covered.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Fort Worth, TX
St. Patrick's Cathedral is known for its architecture and historical significance to the Fort Worth, TX community.
Activities for Kids in Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX, is full of kid-friendly activities and attractions, such as a zoo, art museum and more.