Tarrant County, Texas Population 2021

Tarrant County, Texas's estimated population is 2,144,650 with a growth rate of 0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tarrant County, Texas is the 4th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 1,817,480 and has seen a growth of 18.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,144,65021,0700.99%
20202,123,58021,0601.00%
20192,102,52021,0701.01%
20182,081,45025,0001.22%
20172,056,45032,8901.63%
20162,023,56038,6801.95%
20151,984,88038,7601.99%
20141,946,12033,3501.74%
20131,912,77030,5701.62%
20121,882,20034,3201.86%
20111,847,88030,4001.67%
20101,817,480647,38055.33%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.99%
County Website
State
Founded
1850
County Seat
2010 Population
1,817,480
Growth Since 2010
18.00%
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Tarrant County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,374,18267.04%
Black or African American338,37816.51%
Some Other Race146,1777.13%
Asian111,2745.43%
Two or More Races65,4703.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,3430.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,9460.19%
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Tarrant County, Texas Population by Race

Tarrant County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Tarrant County, Texas Median Age

34.4


Total

33.5


Male

35.4


Female

Tarrant County, Texas Adults

There are 1,506,130 adults, (225,738 of whom are seniors) in Tarrant County, Texas.

Tarrant County, Texas Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarrant County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,047,060

51.08%

Male

1,002,710

48.92%

Tarrant County, Texas Population by Age

Tarrant County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tarrant County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All60.5%39.5%
Male48.4%51.6%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family42%58%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tarrant County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All708,2522.8660.5
Married355,7503.4977.8
Non Family212,4271.2842
Female100,7143.6543.2
Male39,3613.6748.4

3.44

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Tarrant County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85,9026.54%
9th to 12th Grade96,5897.35%
High School Graduate314,88023.96%
Some College292,58922.27%
Associates Degree99,9857.61%
Bachelors Degree284,54021.65%
Graduate Degree139,52710.62%
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Tarrant County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tarrant County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White693,932657,737280,779
Hispanic313,206199,32245,145
Black208,238190,35455,897
Other Race81,61545,1857,299
Asian75,11762,29933,791
2+ Races24,83722,4798,412
Native American6,9205,6851,628
Islander2,3111,844301

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.98%.

Tarrant County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,564$49,899$35,882
Less Than 9th Grade$26,536$31,065$19,017
High School Graduate$32,329$39,476$26,696
Some College$40,695$49,431$34,280
Bachelors Degree$57,809$71,176$51,692
Graduate Degree$75,747$94,710$63,139

$42,564

Average Earnings

$49,899

Average Male

$35,882

Average Female

Tarrant County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tarrant County, Texas Language by Age

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Tarrant County, Texas Language

71.02% of Tarrant County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.25% of the population.

Tarrant County, Texas Language

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic585,073102,13517.46%
White944,23664,8746.87%
Black332,85256,84517.08%
Other145,27124,97817.19%
Asian110,33311,30710.25%
Multiple64,2137,73912.05%
Native10,0808828.75%
Islander3,86183821.70%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarrant County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarrant County, Texas is Islander, with 21.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarrant County, Texas is White, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.77%
High School11.67%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.00%
Male Unemployed20.54%
Female Employed6.37%
Male Employed4.79%

Tarrant County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tarrant County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,700$92,653
Families$79,859$105,859
Married Families$97,202$124,104
Non Families$42,740$57,056
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Income by Household Type

Tarrant County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Tarrant County, Texas Marital Status

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108,329

Number of Veterans

95,794

Male Veterans

12,535

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34,329
First Gulf War29,165
Second Gulf War26,447
Korea6,374
World War II2,208

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5431,757
65 to 7424,666
55 to 6420,729
75+18,502
18 to 3412,675

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White83,4578.07%
Black18,0547.45%
Hispanic11,9113.13%
2+ Races2,2576.96%
Other Race2,0242.05%
Asian1,8632.17%
Native American5767.22%
Islander983.52%

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by Race

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tarrant County, Texas Employment by Age

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Tarrant County, Texas Employment by Race

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Tarrant County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.91%

Born in Tarrant County, Texas

83.93%

Native Born

16.07%

Foreign Born

9.60%

Non Citizen

6.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.93% of Tarrant County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 54.91% having been born in Texas. 9.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tarrant County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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