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Understand the Local Economy


What is the best location to open or expand your business? How much do you need to pay your employees to be competitive? Which industries are growing in Dallas and which are in decline?

When it comes to understanding our economy, many employers are in the dark. But you don’t have to be one of them. If you learn a bit about our economy today, it can help you make sound business decisions — from development and hiring to relocation or strategic planning.

Explore Industry Trends

Read reports on various industry sectors or browse the most high-demand jobs in Dallas County.


Recruit and Retain Talent

Discover where talent in Dallas County is cultivated and what you need to pay your employees.


Location, Location, Location

View a series of maps outlining where industry clusters are located in the metroplex.


Provided by Dallas College Labor Market Intelligence Center (LMIC), Systemic Reporting and Analytics and the following:

Workforce Solutions Greater dallas Dallas Regional Chamber Texas Workforce Commission

“The greatest driver of economic development in our community is the quality and education of our workforce.”
—Hunter L. Hunt President and CEO, Hunt Consolidated Energy Inc.