Tarrant County, Texas Population 2020

Tarrant County, Texas's estimated population is 2,139,860 with a growth rate of 1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tarrant County, Texas is the 3rd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20202,139,86027,4701.30%
20192,112,39027,4601.32%
20182,084,93027,4601.33%
20172,057,47032,5501.61%
20162,024,92039,0001.96%
20151,985,92039,2802.02%
20141,946,64033,4801.75%
20131,913,16030,8101.64%
20121,882,35034,6101.87%
20111,847,74030,2301.66%
20101,817,510647,41055.33%
19901,170,100309,22035.92%
1980860,880144,56320.18%
1970716,317177,82233.02%
1960538,495177,24249.06%
1950361,253135,73260.19%
1940225,52127,96814.16%
1930197,55344,75329.29%
1920152,80044,22840.74%
1910108,57256,196107.29%
190052,37611,23427.31%
189041,14216,47166.76%
188024,67118,883326.24%
18705,788-232-3.85%
18606,0205,356806.63%
18506640.00%

Tarrant County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,372,14967.93%
Black or African American327,43716.21%
Some Other Race134,3676.65%
Asian107,5775.33%
Two or More Races64,8283.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,9800.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,6390.18%

Tarrant County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Tarrant County, Texas Median Age

34.3


Total

33.4


Male

35.2


Female

Tarrant County, Texas Adults

There are 1,479,700 adults, (216,591 of whom are seniors) in Tarrant County, Texas.

Tarrant County, Texas Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarrant County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,031,210

51.05%

Male

988,765

48.95%

Tarrant County, Texas Households and Families

Tarrant County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tarrant County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All60.5%39.5%
Male47.9%52.1%
Female43%57%
Non Family42.4%57.6%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All698,9952.8660.5
Married350,1113.577.7
Non Family210,7331.2842.4
Female99,5633.643
Male38,5883.6647.9

3.44

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tarrant County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade87,3536.77%
9th to 12th Grade98,2437.61%
High School Graduate309,22923.96%
Some College291,43322.59%
Associates Degree98,1327.60%
Bachelors Degree271,55221.04%
Graduate Degree134,42410.42%

Tarrant County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White692,387655,476275,469
Hispanic302,895187,34440,381
Black199,887181,30751,239
Other Race75,03740,8896,528
Asian72,15859,15230,544
Multiple Races24,61622,1158,295
Native American6,4305,2441,389
Islander2,2531,792316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,084$48,053$34,740
Less Than High School$25,200$29,455$18,374
High School Grad$31,605$37,484$26,164
Some College$40,082$48,406$33,321
Bachelors Degree$56,500$69,314$50,525
Graduate Degree$73,032$91,873$61,259

$41,084

Average Earnings

$48,053

Average Male

$34,740

Average Female

Tarrant County, Texas Language

Tarrant County, Texas Language by Age

Tarrant County, Texas Language

71.28% of Tarrant County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.20% of the population.

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic571,025110,85419.41%
White945,15368,2277.22%
Black321,92760,93518.93%
Other133,42826,40719.79%
Asian106,79912,17911.40%
Multiple63,6838,35313.12%
Native9,69297410.05%
Islander3,55536810.35%

12.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarrant County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarrant County, Texas is Other, with 19.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarrant County, Texas is White, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.16%
High School12.53%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.93%
Male Unemployed22.65%
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed5.46%

Tarrant County, Texas Income

Tarrant County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,874$89,207
Families$76,660$102,041
Married Families$93,916$120,049
Non Families$41,313$55,092

Tarrant County, Texas Marital Status

Tarrant County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Tarrant County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tarrant County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans

109,182

Number of Veterans

97,314

Male Veterans

11,868

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34,718
First Gulf War28,985
Second Gulf War25,444
Korea6,834
World War II2,774
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5432,331
65 to 7424,122
55 to 6421,388
75+18,102
18 to 3413,239
Name Veterans % of Total
White84,9158.25%
Black17,4077.46%
Hispanic11,2343.04%
2 or More2,3627.51%
Asian1,8832.27%
Other1,8702.07%
Indian5937.84%
Hawaiian1525.66%

$Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.84%

Born in Texas

83.96%

Native Born

16.04%

Foreign Born

9.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.96% of Tarrant County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 54.84% having been born in Texas. 9.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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