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Tarrant County, Texas

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Tarrant County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 2,084,931
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 2,084,931
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 1,810,655
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 15.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 1,809,034
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.3%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
73.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
17.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
29.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
45.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 108,552
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 16.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 778,975
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 60.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $158,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,531
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $565
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $987
Building permits, 2018 14,459
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 689,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.84
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 82.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 28.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 91.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 81.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 31.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 68.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,483,569
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,276,184
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 45,771,009
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,173,253
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 28,908,781
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,376
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $62,532
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $30,857
Persons in poverty, percent
11.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 41,261
Total employment, 2016 771,088
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 37,256,938
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 178,338
All firms, 2012 173,389
Men-owned firms, 2012 89,352
Women-owned firms, 2012 66,250
Minority-owned firms, 2012 71,133
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 96,361
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 16,470
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 149,220
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,094.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 863.61
FIPS Code 48439
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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