Labor Force

Total Civilian Labor Force – Not Seasonally Adjusted – October 2017

Employed Unemployed
Area Labor Force Employment Number % of Labor Force
Texas 13,392,285 12,922,084 470,201 3.5
Parker County 61,359 59,657 1,702 2.8
Tarrant County 1,028,212 997,170 31,042 3.0

Source: Tracer2.com

Quarterly Employment and Wages – 2nd Quarter 2017

Area Industry Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA Total, All Industries 3,446,690 $1,107
Parker County Total, All Industries 32,085 $816
Tarrant County Total, All Industries 873,369 $1,009

Source: Tracer2.com

Veterans Status – City of Azle

Subject Total Estimate Total %
Period of Service
Gulf War (9/2001 or later) 184 17.3
Gulf War (8/1990 to 8/2001) 152 14.3
Vietnam Era 334 31.5
Vietnam Era 334 31.5
Korean War 123 11.6
World War II 29 2.7
Sex
Male 976 92.0
Female 85 8.0
Age
18 to 34 years 152 14.3
35 to 54 years 254 23.9
55 to 64 years 221 20.8
65 to 74 years 243 22.9
75 years or over 191 18.0
Educational Attainment
Less than high school graduate 95 9.3
High school graduate 137 13.4
Some college or associate’s degree 478 46.8
Bachelor’s degree or higher 311 30.5
Disability Status
With any disability 349 33.7
Without any disability 688 66.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau – 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

DFW Regional Commute Patterns – Reflecting the people who work outside the county in which they live

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North Central Texas InterLink Report

In 1987, a group of North Central Texas business and education visionaries created North Central Texas InterLink, Inc as a non-profit 501c3 organization to provide long-term regional labor market information to secondary and post-secondary education districts for career and technology program planning and development.  Each year, an online survey is conducted of public and private employers throughout InterLink’s sixteen county North Central Texas service region.  2,000 surveys were sent to employers.  A total of 1,327 respondents participated in the survey for a total of 66.35% compared to 57% in 2015.

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