These Are The 10 Best Neighborhoods In Fort Worth


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Worth are the best of the best.

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Do you like your neighborhood? Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors? No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Fort Worth, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Fort Worth neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Fort Worth are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Fort Worth:

  1. Tcu-West Cliff
  2. Downtown
  3. Wedgwood
  4. Far North
  5. Arlington Heights
  6. Far Southwest
  7. Western Hills-Ridglea
  8. Far Northwest
  9. Far West
  10. Far South

Read on to see how we determined the places around Fort Worth that deserve a little bragging rights.

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How do you determine the best neighborhoods in Fort Worth?

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Fort Worth, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We limited the analysis to neighborhoods with over 1,000 people.

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 16 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Fort Worth.” We’re lookin’ at you, Tcu-West Cliff.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Fort Worth has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

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1. Tcu-West Cliff

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 34,216
Median Home Price: $234,248
Crimes Per 100K People: 1,662
Unemployment Rate: 4.8%

2. Downtown

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 4,404
Median Home Price: $204,500
Crimes Per 100K People: 2,153
Unemployment Rate: 2.4%

3. Wedgwood

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 82,997
Median Home Price: $141,127
Crimes Per 100K People: 3,345
Unemployment Rate: 4.7%

4. Far North

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 119,916
Median Home Price: $155,954
Crimes Per 100K People: 3,240
Unemployment Rate: 4.3%

5. Arlington Heights

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 27,765
Median Home Price: $210,153
Crimes Per 100K People: 1,662
Unemployment Rate: 5.2%

6. Far Southwest

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,109
Median Home Price: $199,311
Crimes Per 100K People: 2,020
Unemployment Rate: 4.7%

7. Western Hills-Ridglea

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 42,508
Median Home Price: $175,493
Crimes Per 100K People: 3,026
Unemployment Rate: 6.5%

8. Far Northwest

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 27,897
Median Home Price: $134,295
Crimes Per 100K People: 3,901
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%

9. Far West

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 26,342
Median Home Price: $137,986
Crimes Per 100K People: 3,387
Unemployment Rate: 4.5%

10. Far South

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 17,349
Median Home Price: $114,443
Crimes Per 100K People: 4,456
Unemployment Rate: 5.3%

Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of Fort Worth

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Fort Worth where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

If you’re curious, here are the worst places in Fort Worth:

  1. South East
  2. Northeast
  3. Northside

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods In Fort Worth

Neighborhood Rank Population Home Prices Crimes Per 100k Unemployment Rate
Tcu-West Cliff 1 34,216 $234,248 1,662 4.8%
Downtown 2 4,404 $204,500 2,153 2.4%
Wedgwood 3 82,997 $141,127 3,345 4.7%
Far North 4 119,916 $155,954 3,240 4.3%
Arlington Heights 5 27,765 $210,153 1,662 5.2%
Far Southwest 6 6,109 $199,311 2,020 4.7%
Western Hills-Ridglea 7 42,508 $175,493 3,026 6.5%
Far Northwest 8 27,897 $134,295 3,901 4.4%
Far West 9 26,342 $137,986 3,387 4.5%
Far South 10 17,349 $114,443 4,456 5.3%
Eastside 11 87,464 $115,225 4,329 8.6%
Sycamore 12 38,347 $86,973 5,522 6.0%
Southside 13 55,816 $79,696 5,788 9.0%
Northside 14 45,987 $69,426 6,046 6.6%
Northeast 15 36,580 $73,407 5,851 7.2%
South East 16 55,533 $54,722 6,372 10.1%

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