The Five‑Year Outlook for the Texas Economy | The Perryman Group

The Perryman Report & Texas Letter

The Five‑Year Outlook for the Texas Economy

Published on May 05, 2022 (Vol. 39, No. 03)

Perryman Report & Texas Letter offers concise coverage of important trends and events affecting the economy, including highlights from our short-term and long-term economic forecasts for the US, Texas, and cities and regions within Texas. It is published 10 times a year and available as an annual subscription (with access to back-issues) for $150.00.

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Texas Economic Forecast

The Texas economy is now more than 200,000 jobs above prepandemic levels and continues to expand at a notable pace. Despite challenges, the upward trend is projected to continue. Highlights of The Perryman Group's latest five-year outlook are summarized in this issue.

The Central Texas Region

The College Station-Bryan, Killeen-Temple, and Waco metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and 20 counties make up the state's Central Texas Region. With approximately 1.27 million residents, the area represents 4.26% of the state's total population.

Economic Development News

Cities across the Lone Star State are attracting business relocation and expansion projects. Turn to page 5 for a rundown of the most recent economic development announcements.

Focus On: Real Personal Income

A breakdown of real personal income by MSA provides a quick look at the forecast for 2021 to 2026. See page 7 to get a snapshot of the anticipated growth.