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The region’s economic picture is ever-changing. Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas provides up-to-date labor market and economic information in order to help businesses understand the current state of and trends in the economy.
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The North Central Texas Workforce area is made up of the 14 counties surrounding Dallas and Tarrant County: Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, and Wise. Our area is home to over 2.5 million residents and over 1.1 million workers.

Click here for more information on the North Central Texas Workforce Development Area Economic Profile. Please use the tools below to find information specific to your area. For information not found below or for other data requests, please click here.
County Labor Force Information

County Labor Force Information consists of monthly and annual employment and unemployment data. The profiles are updated for each county every month. Please visit the State's web site to view upcoming data release dates.

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2014 Annual
Annual County Summary Reports
The Annual County Summary Reports provide demographic trending for Population, Age, Race/Ethnicity and Household Income from 2000, 2010, current year estimates, and 5-year projections. Other Census data, including Employment and Business, Housing Units, Vehicles Available, Marital Status and Educational Attainment are also reported. Summary Reports and the data contained within them are a product of Demographics Now, an online data source licensed by Experian and Alteryx, Inc.
Other Economic Data Links
NCTCOG Demographic and Economic Topics
Population and housing estimates, employment estimates, land use, and Census data for 16 counties in North Central Texas
Texas Rapid Access to Career and Economic Resources (TRACER)
Economic indicators such as employment/unemployment and Consumer Price Index, monthly labor market articles, and more
Standardized Occupational Components for Research and Analysis of Trends in Employment System (SOCRATES)
Tool for performing regional labor market analysis with lists of Targeted Industries and Occupations
Business and Industry Data Center (BIDC)
Data and information about population, employment, income, labor and management for the state of Texas
Texas State Data Center
Census data for the state of Texas, Population Estimates and Projections Program
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The U.S. Department of Labor's division reporting most national and regional labor data
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Regional and industry data such as state and local personal income, Gross State Product, capital flow, and more

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