Fort Worth Becomes 12th Largest U.S. City Following Population Surge

Fort Worth has now become the 12th largest city in the United States, experiencing significant population growth over the past year.

Fort Worth has officially climbed to the position of the 12th largest city in the United States, following a substantial population surge over the past year. According to the latest data released, the city added more than 20,000 new residents, bringing its total population to approximately 978,468. This rapid growth has placed Fort Worth just behind Austin, which currently holds the 11th position with a population of 979,882.

City officials attribute this growth to several factors, including Fort Worth’s strong economy, job opportunities, and the overall quality of life that the city offers. The recent influx of residents is seen as a testament to Fort Worth’s appeal as a major urban center, drawing people from various parts of the country seeking new opportunities and a better living environment.

Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker expressed excitement over the city’s expansion, stating, “Our city continues to thrive and attract new residents due to our commitment to fostering a community where people can live, work, and play. This milestone is a significant achievement for Fort Worth, and we are dedicated to maintaining the momentum.”

The city’s growth has also prompted discussions about urban planning and infrastructure development to accommodate the increasing population. Officials are focusing on sustainable development practices to ensure that Fort Worth can handle the demands of its growing populace while preserving the city’s unique character and charm.

As Fort Worth continues to expand, it is poised to play an even more significant role in the economic and cultural landscape of Texas and the broader United States​.

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