The lake offers anglers plenty of white crappie, largemouth, spotted, and white bass, and catfish, as well as a multitude of city parks, which dot its shoreline. The northwest Tarrant County city of Lake Worth, named for Major General William Jenkins Worth, offers residents all the advantages of small town life. The city is served by the Lake Worth Independent School District.
According to the 2000 census, the median household income in Lake Worth was $39,101 and the median home value was $59,600. Home prices begin at under $100,000 and go up to $300,000, and include a wide variety of home styles.