The Long‑Term Outlook for the Texas Economy | The Perryman Group

The Perryman Report & Texas Letter

The Long‑Term Outlook for the Texas Economy

Published on December 01, 2023 (Vol. 40, No. 09)

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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Long-Term Texas Economic Forecast

Throughout the pandemic recovery, Texas has been leading the way. With growth in key industries, this pattern is likely to continue.

The Upper East Texas region

The Upper East Texas Region includes 23 counties and the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) of Longview, Texarkana, and Tyler. With a population of 1.18 million, the area represents 3.93% of the state's total population.

Focus On: Population

A breakdown of population by MSA provides a quick look at the forecast for 2022 to 2050. See page 7 to get a snapshot of the anticipated growth.