Fort Worth, Texas is the 16th largest city in the United States, and is part of the 4th largest metropolitan area in the nation. The population of Fort Worth is 812,238, and is located about 30 miles west of the city of Dallas. In 2015, Forbes named Fort Worth the 8th fastest growing city in the nation. Fort Worth attracts real estate investors with its talented labor pool, low cost of living, high quality of life, business friendly environment and strong infrastructure. The DFW area is home to 21 fortune 500 companies, with Fort Worth accounting for 3; American Airlines Group, D.R. Horton and Radio Shack.