Fort Worth, Texas is a large city with just under 832,000 residents. Young children account for a larger portion of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a great place to raise a family, while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 34, are younger than most cities in Texas. Most Fort Worth residents own their homes, and 43% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,052 a month is roughly equal to the state average.
Twelve percent of Fort Worth residents older than 25 have earned a Bachelor's degree, while 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Fort Worth: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 17% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. Fort Worth workers earn an average annual income of around $72,000, roughly the same as the Texas average. Fort Worth's average income also is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345.
Fort Worth has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, selected by 43% of workers, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.