Staff Directory

Quality of Life

Living It Up

One of the inescapable variables in choosing a place to live and work is cost of living.  Fort Worth’s cost of living is nearly 14 percent below the national average.

Cost of Living Index

CITY OVERALL HOUSING GROCERY

   Fort Worth

97.4

86.2

93.9

   Denver

104.2

116.3

93.7

   New York

220.4

451.4

135.9

   Chicago

115.3

136.2

98.4

   Kansas City

99.2

92.3

95.8

Arts & Entertainment

Designated as one of America’s “Most Livable Communities” by the Partners for Livable Communities, Fort Worth prides itself on being a city of cowboys, culture, commerce and community.  With more than 109 acres of museum space, Fort Worth has the second-largest number of accredited museums within walking distance of each other, second only to Washington D.C. 

There are many things to do and see in Fort Worth.  In fact, tourism is booming, bringing in approximately 7.5 million visitors and contributing over $900 million to Fort Worth’s economy. 

For a list of area attractions, click here.