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As of 2008-2012, the per capita income of Fort Worth is $24,338, which is lower than the state average of $25,809 and is lower than the national average of $28,051. Fort Worth median household income is $51,105, which has grown by 37.85% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.14% and is much higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average Fort Worth residents spend 26.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 24.9 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.4 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #493

Fort Worth, TX
24,338 USD
Texas
25,809 USD
U.S.
28,051 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Fort Worth, TX
29,389 USD
Texas
28,774 USD
U.S.
30,376 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
33,600 USD
Texas
33,434 USD
U.S.
35,771 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
24,960 USD
Texas
23,548 USD
U.S.
25,299 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #525
Fort Worth, TX
51,105 USD
Texas
51,563 USD
U.S.
53,046 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
67,213 USD
Texas
71,651 USD
U.S.
73,034 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #576
Fort Worth, TX
37.85%
Texas
29.14%
U.S.
26.32%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Fort Worth, TXTexasU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income15.46%$17,834, see rank17.94%$17,45222.39%$16,134
Social Security Income19.55%$15,566, see rank23.93%$15,89628.34%$16,727
Public Assistance Income2.74%$3,601, see rank1.80%$3,3962.72%$3,807
Retirement Income11.69%$22,438, see rank13.77%$22,90017.61%$23,126
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
59,070 USD
Texas
60,621 USD
U.S.
64,585 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
76,260 USD
Texas
81,437 USD
U.S.
85,065 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Fort Worth, TXTexasU.S.
White$57,139, see rank$54,726$56,203
Black$35,150, see rank$37,906$35,564
Hispanic$38,229, see rank$38,848$41,994
Asian$64,823, see rank$70,090$71,709
American Indian, Alaska Native$69,653, see rank$45,458$37,469
Hawaiian Native$68,779, see rank$58,120$54,938
One Race, Other$38,245, see rank$37,213$40,405
Two or More Races$46,332, see rank$46,666$46,787

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Fort Worth, TXTexasU.S.
less than 25$26,023, see rank$25,479$25,955
25 to 44$55,178, see rank$54,137$58,073
45 to 64$57,808, see rank$62,866$64,486
65 or over$36,131, see rank$36,175$36,181

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Fort Worth, TX%TexasU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over545,822 see rank19,110,058243,810,053
Male1262,22848.04%, see rank49.17%48.65%
Male, In Labor Force:2201,63176.89%, see rank72.63%70.20%
Male, In Armed Forces29940.38%, see rank0.95%0.82%
Male, Civilian2200,63776.51%, see rank71.68%69.38%
Male, Civilian, Employed3182,26890.84%, see rank92.30%90.27%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed318,3699.16%, see rank7.70%9.73%
Male, Not in Labor Force260,59723.11%, see rank27.37%29.80%
Female1283,59451.96%, see rank50.83%51.35%
Female, In Labor Force:2170,88460.26%, see rank58.50%59.43%
Female, In Armed Forces21980.07%, see rank0.17%0.13%
Female, Civilian2170,68660.19%, see rank58.33%59.30%
Female, Civilian, Employed3154,84490.72%, see rank92.20%91.21%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed315,8429.28%, see rank7.80%8.79%
Female, Not in Labor Force2112,71039.74%, see rank41.50%40.57%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Fort Worth, TX%TexasU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over332,892100%11,314,152139,893,639
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone270,94481.39%, see rank79.50%76.14%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled37,54911.28%, see rank11.42%10.03%
Public Transportation3,9631.19%, see rank1.60%4.98%
Walked3,8591.16%, see rank1.68%2.82%
Other Means6,0661.82%, see rank1.83%1.76%
Worked at Home10,5113.16%, see rank3.96%4.27%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Fort Worth, TX
26.1 minutes
Texas
24.9 minutes
U.S.
25.4 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Fort Worth, TX%TexasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over337,112-11,440,956141,996,548
Male1182,26854.07%, see rank54.34%52.32%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations253,66729.44%, see rank30.85%32.75%
Service Occupations225,52414.00%, see rank13.79%14.76%
Sales and Office Occupations233,24218.24%, see rank17.75%17.65%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations24380.24%, see rank0.88%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations221,29311.68%, see rank12.39%9.75%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations237,24120.43%, see rank17.65%17.87%
Female1154,84445.93%, see rank45.66%47.68%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations257,99437.45%, see rank38.31%39.35%
Service Occupations231,45520.31%, see rank21.94%21.19%
Sales and Office Occupations252,32333.79%, see rank34.02%32.82%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2510.03%, see rank0.15%0.30%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24020.26%, see rank0.32%0.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations211,6717.54%, see rank4.94%5.77%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Fort Worth, TX%TexasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over337,112100%11,440,956141,996,548
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining4,3241.28%, see rank3.00%1.90%
Construction26,6957.92%, see rank8.12%6.49%
Manufacturing41,01812.17%, see rank9.49%10.62%
Wholesale Trade9,8962.94%, see rank3.06%2.83%
Retail Trade37,30411.07%, see rank11.64%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities24,9277.39%, see rank5.57%5.00%
Information7,4282.20%, see rank1.93%2.21%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing27,4508.14%, see rank6.71%6.74%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
33,4829.93%, see rank10.73%10.66%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance67,37519.99%, see rank21.51%22.90%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
28,9838.60%, see rank8.47%9.18%
Public Administration11,4593.40%, see rank4.46%4.94%
Other Services, Except Public Administration16,7714.97%, see rank5.32%4.95%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Fort Worth, TX%TexasU.S.
Population in Poverty136,27018.67%, see rank17.35%14.88%
Family in Poverty26,08714.86%, see rank13.46%10.92%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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