GEDC

Labor Market Profile

Forbes magazine ranks Texas the second best state for business in 2017, moving up two spots from last year. Texas ranks first for current economic climate thanks to strong employment and gross state product growth over the past five years. The outlook is equally bright.

Gainesville is also seeing growth. 22% of our workforce is in Manufacturing. The number of manufacturing jobs has increased 26% since 2013 and we continue to have good growth in our forecasts. With a population of almost 2 million within 50 miles and a strong partnership between our Manufacturer Consortium and North Central Texas College, we are developing the talent for the future.

Click here to see the full Economic Outlook report prepared annually by Workforce Solutions Texoma.

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