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Fort Worth still growing, continues to be 16th largest city

Posted July 17, 2017

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Fort Worth’s population is 854,113, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates. That makes Cowtown the 16th largest city in the country, with 12,062 more residents than Charlotte, N.C., as of July 1, 2016.

Fort Worth’s ranking has remained consistent at 16th since 2010, except for one year when Fort Worth ranked 17th.

While Fort Worth added more than 109,140 people since the 2010 Census base estimate, Austin is the fastest growing large city (more than 500,000 population), having added just over 136,845 people.

Other Texas cities in the top 20:

  • Houston, at No. 4, has 2,303,482 residents.
  • San Antonio, at No. 7, has 1,492,510 residents.
  • Dallas, at No. 9, has 1,317,929 residents.
  • Austin, at No. 11, has 947,890 residents.
  • El Paso, at No. 20, has 693,080 residents.

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Fort Worth Transportation Authority Board of Directors: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 2017; Intermodal Transportation Center, 1001 Jones Street, 2nd Floor Community Room.
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Task Force on Race and Culture: 5 p.m. Nov. 20, 2017; Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), 1700 University Drive.
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Government Contracting: 9 a.m. Nov. 21, 2017; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway.

Thanksgiving Luncheon: 11 a.m. Nov. 21, 2017; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.

Canceled Fort Worth Local Development Corporation: 2 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled Central City Local Government Corporation: 2 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled AllianceAirport Authority: 2 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled Lone Star Local Government Corporation: 2 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Thanksgiving Dinner: 6 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Thanksgiving Dinner: 6 p.m. Nov. 22, 2017; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

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