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Fort Worth At A Glance



Population:
  777,992 - 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: $50,456
Median Home Price: $121,900
Cost Of Living Index: 100.1 (U.S. Avg. 100)
For a list of area attractions, click here.



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.

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Information Fuels Business.

Chamber publications provide a wide range of data and details aimed at expanding a useful knowledge base for connecting successfully with opportunities. Plus, publications are available in either print or digital downloads.

To order your publication, please fill out this form and return it to the Chamber.  

 

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

Fort Worth a Top City for Job Growth
May 07, 2013 By Steve Campbell, Star-Telegram The Texas “juggernaut” once again dominated the rankings for the best cities for job growth with Fort Worth retaining its No. 4 spot just...
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Fort Worth Chamber Named One of the Top 20 Economic Development Agencies in the Nation
Site Selection magazine has named the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce one of the Top 20 Economic Development Groups in the United States for 2011. - Read More »


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