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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.

 Read more Facts & Figures on our website here.

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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. 

For a list of area attractions, click here.

For information on Fort Worth's demographics (updated monthly), click here.



Demographic Snapshot

 
 

To view more archived economic indicators, see Monthly 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 clusters, 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 

City of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Chamber are Lead Partners for Business Attraction, Retention and Marketing Initiatives in New Economic Development Plan
DECEMBER 12, 2017 – Today, the City of Fort Worth unveiled a five-year economic development strategic plan to compete successfully on the national and international stage for crea...
12/13/2017 — Read More »

Fort Worth and Dallas Regional Chambers Announce DFW Region’s Unified Response to Amazon’s HQ2 Request for Proposal Untitled Article
The DFW Region has submitted a unified response to Amazon’s request for proposal (RFP) for the location of its second headquarters. The submittal fulfills Amazon’s request for a sing...
10/19/2017 — Read More »


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