Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
147,741
1.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
0.562% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.7%
0.0546% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$70,822
7.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$288,700
18.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX had a population of 148k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $70,822. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX grew from 145,296 to 147,741, a 1.68% increase and its median household income grew from $65,650 to $70,822, a 7.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), White (Hispanic) (11.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.77%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%).

20.1% of the households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.1% of the residents in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Ft Worth (268 degrees awarded in 2022), Fort Worth Beauty School (224828) (65 degrees), and The Culinary School of Fort Worth (60 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was $288,700, and the homeownership rate was 49.7%.

Most people in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX is home to a population of 148k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.7% of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (17.3k people).

In 2022, there were 2.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are Spanish (18,895 households), Vietnamese (1,159 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (751 households).

Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
93.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.7k ± 2.57k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    26.3k ± 1.96k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 2.2k
24.3%
Hispanic Population
35.9k people

In 2022, there were 2.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.3% of the people in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are hispanic (35.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.3k people
11.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.6k people

As of 2022, 11.7% of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX residents (17.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    18,895 households (13.8%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,159 households (0.844%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    751 households (0.547%)

20.1% of the households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was Spanish. 13.8% of the households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,748 ± 413
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,396 ± 376
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,696 ± 401

Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX employs 69.7k people. The largest industries in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are Restaurants & Food Services (5,105 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,005 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($247,547), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($183,304), and Management of companies & enterprises ($174,996).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,265
Women
47%
35,192
Men
53%

The workforce of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX in 2020 was 66,457 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

69.7k
2022 Value
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 2.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 68k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX, are Retail salespersons (1,927 people), Other managers (1,842 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,660 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

69.7k
2022 Value
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 2.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 68k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,105 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,005 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,432
Median earning men ± $2,639
$39,700
Median earning women ± $1,686

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($115,644), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,427), and Public Administration ($78,715).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,500), Public Administration ($60,694), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,595).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX awarded 393 degrees. The student population of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 48 male students and 538 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are White (194 and 49.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (110 and 28%), Black or African American (63 and 16%), and Two or More Races (19 and 4.83%).

The largest universities in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Ft Worth (268 and 68.2%), Fort Worth Beauty School (224828) (65 and 16.5%), and The Culinary School of Fort Worth (60 and 15.3%).

The most popular majors in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX are General Cosmetology (164 and 41.7%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (135 and 34.4%), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (60 and 15.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.01% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.931% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.2k), Bachelors Degree (26.9k), and Some college (25.8k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was $288,700 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $243,600 to $288,700, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX is 49.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX is $70,822. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$288,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,819
$30,225
Median Property Taxes
±$1,242

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.7%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.7% of the housing units in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,822
Median Household Income
± $2,186
60.8k
Number of Households
± 2,095

In 2022, the median household income of the 60.8k households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX grew to $70,822 from the previous year's value of $65,650.

The following chart displays the households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.052% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.28%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.25%)

In 2022, 78.6% of workers in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.28%) and those who worked at home (9.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX (20k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.9% of the population of Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 23.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

16.1%
Uninsured
46.7%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
1.84%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX declined by 1.93% from 16.4% to 16.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tarrant County (Southwest)--Fort Worth (Southwest) & Benbrook Cities PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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