Fort Worth, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 782,027

Homefacts City Report

Fort Worth is located in Tarrant County, TX. The population is 782,027, making Fort Worth the largest city in Tarrant County and the 5th largest city in the state of Texas.

There are 217 public schools in Fort Worth with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Fort Worth is moderate, and there are 2,050 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Fort Worth is moderate and the median home sales price is $70,000.

Cities near Fort Worth include River Oaks, Sansom Park and Westover Hills.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4%

Crime Rate

30.09% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 272
  • Violent Crimes: 525
  • Robbery: 118
  • Burglary: 724
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

39.95% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,050 offenders in Fort Worth
  • 26.21 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $185,000
  • Median Sales Price: $70,000
  • Foreclosures: 472
  • Homes For Sale: 2,315
  • Homes For Rent: 492

Environmental Hazards

2,702 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 30
  • Registered Polluters: 111
  • Superfunds: 63
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,498

Unemployment

Moderate 4.2%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

217 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 217 K-12 public schools in Fort Worth, TX and 48 private schools. Homefacts rates Fort Worth's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

2,050 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$185,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$70,000 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.5%
  • Rented
    39.5%
  • Owned
    51%

2,315 Homes For Sale View All

$115,000
3520 Avenue E
Fort Worth, TX 76105
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$125,000
5200 Briarwood Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76112
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$150,000
4120 Gray Fox
Fort Worth, TX 76123
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$199,900
2021 Mapleleaf St
Fort Worth, TX 76111
3 Beds | 2 Baths

472 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$79,000
Sargent
Fort Worth, TX 76103
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$77,000
Kemble
Fort Worth, TX 76103
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$108,000
Cameo
Fort Worth, TX 76134
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$161,197
Badlands
Fort Worth, TX 76179
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

5,923 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Fort Worth, TX issued 5,923 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,923 permits, 3121 were issued for single family homes and 2,802 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Fort Worth, TX issued 5,545 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,545 permits, 3013 were issued for single family homes and 2,532 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

492 Rental Properties View All

$155,000
3827 Huntwick Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76123
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,675
4425 E Berkshire Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76137
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$700
315 Forby Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76103
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,350
3217 Appomattox Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76140
3 Beds | 2 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2702 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Fort Worth, TX
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Fort Worth, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (318/325)
    Fort Worth, TX has 97.85% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Fort Worth, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.17 Average
    Fort Worth, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.75°
  • February 49.92°
  • March 58.53°
  • April 65.8°
  • May 73.74°
  • June 83.31°
  • July 86.57°
  • August 87.16°
  • September 77.42°
  • October 66.27°
  • November 57.83°
  • December 46.3°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Fort Worth, TX

Earthquakes
Fort Worth, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Fort Worth, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Fort Worth, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Fort Worth, TX has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Fort Worth, TX: $55,888

Unemployment

Unemployment in Fort Worth is 4.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.08%
White Collar - 57.92%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Joe Barton
  • Kay Granger
  • Kenny Marchant
  • Michael Burgess

Neighborhood Info

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