Leading the Pack
Column Published in syndication August 28, 2019

Recently released data on employment and wage growth by county indicates that several Texas counties fall near the top of the list. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) compiled statistics for the 355 largest counties across the United States with annual average (2018) employment of 75,000 or more for the March 2018 to March 2019 time period. Four of the fastest growing 10 counties in the country in terms of employment were in Texas.