Tarrant County

Tarrant County, Texas

100 W Weatherford St
Fort Worth, TX 76196
Phone: (817) 884-1195
Fax: (817) 884-3295

In north-central TX, west of Dallas; organized Dec 20, 1849 from Navarro County. Name Origin: For Gen. Edward H. Tarrant (1796-1858), TX Ranger, legislator, and delegate to the TX Constitutional Convention (1845)

Area (sq mi):: 897.48 (land 863.42; water 34.06) Population per square mile: 1876.80
Population 2005: 1,620,479 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 12.00%; 1990-2000 23.60% Population 2000: 1,446,219 (White 61.90%; Black or African American 12.80%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 3.60%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 12.70%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $22,548; median household $46,179; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,299-$31,054
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Worth County seat (603,337)
  • Arlington (359,467)
  • North Richland Hills (60,483)
  • Euless (50,575)
  • Bedford (48,417)
  • Grapevine (47,265)
  • Haltom City (40,132)
  • Hurst (37,893)
  • Keller (34,915)
  • Mansfield (34,735)
  • Southlake (24,490)
  • Watauga (23,649)
  • Colleyville (21,720)
  • Benbrook (21,646)
  • Saginaw (16,874)
  • White Settlement (15,652)
  • Forest Hill (13,275)
  • Azle (10,301)

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