Fort Worth, located in Tarrant County, is a city in Texas with a population of approximately 856,000 people. Fort Worth has been named as #18th place to live in Tarrant County. Living in Fort Worth offers residents a dense suburban feel and 57% of the residents own their homes. The median price of a home in Fort Worth is approximately $154,000. Many families and young professionals live in Fort Worth and residents tend to lean liberal. Per the US Department of Education, the city is known as #25 in Most Diverse Cities in North America and #45 as the Lowest Cost of Living City. The median income in Ft. Worth is $59,255 and some of the larger companies to work for in the city are American Airlines, JPS Health Network, Pier 1 Imports, Texas Health Harris Methodist of Fort Worth, Cook Children’s Medical Center, and GM Financial. Enjoy the Western heritage and rich Texas history of the North Central Business District known as the Stockyards. The Stockyards are a popular place to eat, see cattle runs, go to bars, shopping, dancing, rodeos and more! The Stockyards have many nice hotels to stay in while to enjoy your visit. There are several major Universities located in Ft. Worth including: Texas Christian University (TCU), University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas Wesleyan University and more!