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Fort Worth At A Glance



Population:
  833,319 - 16th largest city in the nation
Location:  Located in central Texas, Fort Worth makes up the western half of the Dallas/Fort Worth MSA
Beginnings:  The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost overlooking the Trinity River.

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Paving The Way For Business Growth

The State of Texas, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tarrant County College and Workforce Solutions work collaboratively to identify financial incentives to support businesses relocating or expanding in the Fort Worth area. 

Incentive opportunities include:

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Education

The Top Of Its Class

Education is a priority in Fort Worth, where advanced learning programs begin at the earliest levels and continue throughout high school and some of the country’s best-known higher education institutions.

Want to know more about Fort Worth’s education institutions, click here.

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Looking for Economic Development Events?

The Fort Worth Chamber's Economic Development Department works in coordination with organizations such as the City of Fort Worth, World Affairs Council, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Regional Chamber, North Texas Commission, and U.S. Department of Commerce to bring domestic and international opportunities to area businesses. 

Below are some events to look for in the upcoming months:

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Plenty To See & Do

Fort Worth offers an unparalleled quality of life.  World-class museums, upscale living, unique shops, restaurants and entertainment venues all help to make Fort Worth one of the top destinations in the country in which to live and work. 

Median Household Income: $55,888
Median Home Price: $121,900
Cost Of Living Index: 95 (U.S. Avg. 100)
For a list of area attractions, click here.


Demographic Snapshot

 
 

Around the DFW Metroplex


The Dallas/Fort Worth region, home to over 6.6 million people, is located in North Central Texas.  Fort Worth is the second largest city in the Metroplex, located just west of Dallas. If you’re planning to visit or relocate, the area spans several counties with numerous cities and suburbs.

Industry Clusters

Fort Worth’s central location, diverse economy and skilled workforce continues to draw interest from all industry sectors, but the city is internationally known for these clusters:

  • Aviation & Aerospace

  • Corporate & Professional Operations

  • Life Sciences

  • Logistics

  • Manufacturing

  • Natural Gas

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Life Sciences Corporates & Professional Operations Manufacturing Logistics Natural Gas Aviation & Aerospace

Look Who's Making Headlines 

Governor Abbott Announces Ryder Expansion In Fort Worth
AUSTIN, TX May 3, 2017 -- Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc. will be expanding its facilities in Fort Worth to support its supply management, logistics, and transportation management operations. Ryder is a Fortune 500 transportation and supply chain management company.... Read More »

C&S Propeller relocates its propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul operation to Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX May 24, 2016 – C&S Propeller, a FAA, and EASA certified repair station, is relocating its propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul business to Fort Worth, Texas this month...
05/24/2016 — Read More »


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