Fort Worth employment information

IndexFort WorthTexasNational
Income per capita$24,726$26,513$28,555
Median household income$52,492$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$69,197$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,952$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$34,075$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$25,280$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Worth is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Worth is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Worth is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Worth is 24% higher than the national average.

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Fort Worth median earnings by income bracket

Fort Worth employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector15.4%0.4%
Financial & insurance services4.5%7.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%13.9%
Public administration3.8%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%3.9%
Education, health & social services9.5%33.1%

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Fort Worth, TX778,573$52,4922%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Charlotte, NC774,807$53,2740%
Columbus, OH811,943$44,77416%
San Francisco, CA829,072$78,37847%
Indianapolis, IN835,097$42,07621%
Jacksonville, FL837,533$46,76813%
Fort Worth, TX778,573$52,4922%
Source: The Fort Worth, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.