Tarrant County, Texas

The Tarrant County is a county located in the state of Texas in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Fort Worth.

Geography

The County is located about 200 km north-east of the geographic center of Texas and is part of the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. It has an area of ​​2324 km ², of which 88 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Denton County, Dallas County, Johnson County, Parker County and Wise County.

History

Tarrant County was formed in 1849 from parts of Navarro County. It was named for Edward H. Tarrant, a general who drove the Indians from the territory of the later County.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census of 2000, there were 1,446,219 people in Tarrant County in 533 864 households and 369 433 families. The population density was 647 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 71.23 percent White, 12.80 percent Black or African American, 0.57 percent Native American, 3.64 percent Asian, 0.16 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 9.09 percent from other races groups; 2.51 percent were descended from two or more races. 19.73 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 533 864 households out of which 36.8 per cent of children or young people who lived with them. 52.6 percent were married couples living together, 12.2 percent were single mothers and 30.8 percent were non-families. 24.9 percent of all households and 5.9 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.22 persons.

28.1 percent of the population was under 18 years old, 10.0 percent between 18 to 24, 33.5 percent between 25 and 44, 20.1 percent between 45 and 64 and 8.3 percent were 65 years of age or older. The average age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males to 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household was $ 46,179, and the median income for a family was $ 54,068. Males have a median income of $ 38,486, women $ 28,672. The per capita income was $ 22,548. 8.0 percent of families and 10.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Cities and Towns

  • Arlington
  • Azle
  • Bedford
  • Benbrook
  • Blue Mound
  • Colleyville
  • Crowley
  • Dalworthington Gardens
  • Edgecliff Village
  • Euless
  • Everman
  • Forest Hill
  • Forest Hills
  • Fort Worth
  • Grapevine
  • Haltom City
  • Haslet
  • Hurst
  • Basement
  • Kennedale
  • Lake Worth
  • Lakeside
  • Mansfield
  • North Richland Hills
  • Pantego
  • Pelican Bay
  • Richland Hills
  • River Oaks
  • Saginaw
  • Sansom Park
  • Southlake
  • Watauga
  • Westover Hills
  • Westworth Village
  • White Settlement
  • Ash Creek
  • Bear Creek
  • Mill Creek
  • Mustang Creek
  • Patterson Branch
  • Rock Creek
  • South Marys Creek
  • Walnut Creek
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