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.

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 to request other economic data, please complete the Data Request form.

Quarterly County Summary Reports

Quarterly County Summary Reports provide demographic profiles, employment and wage trends, cost of living index, and industry and occupation snapshots. Summary reports and the data contained within them are products of JobsEQ and Emsi.


County Labor Force Information

County labor force information is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Texas Workforce Commission. Click on the following links to view the data.

Average Hourly Earnings (US)
Consumer Price Index (US)
Import/Export Price Index (US)
Employment Cost Index (US)
Non-Farm Employment, Hours and Earnings (US)
Producer Price Index (US)
Unemployment Rate (US)
Productivity Cost Index (US)
Consumer Price Index (MSA)
Non-Agricultural Employment (State)

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