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Labor Force

The City of Carrollton has  a large and diversified economic base, creating stability through all economic cycles. The City is also home to a large number of small business enterprises resulting in an entrepreneurial community  With a current labor force of over 71,000, Carrollton's employers can draw upon a regional labor force of over 3 million workers.

Labor Force Indicators     Carrollton      Dallas WDA      Texas                United States
Employment                       66,560  1,081,099 11,169,134 139,919,000
Labor Force 71,970 1,186,016 12,190,876 154,678,000
Unemployment 5,441 106,917 1,021,742 14,759,000
Unemployment Rate 7.5 8.8 8.4 9.5

Source, Tracer, August 2010


• More than 40% of the adult population has had post-secondary education or higher, offering employers some of the highest skilled workers in the North Texas area


Labor Force by Occupations

Labor Force by Occupations graph

 

Labor Force by Industry Sector in Carrollton, 2006 

Industry Total Employment
Agriculture     67
Construction 4,159
Manufacturing     7,891
Wholesale Trade 3,608
Retail Trade         3,608
Transportation warehousing 9,242
Information 2,321
Finance, insurance and real estate 10,317
Professional, scientific, management, administration & waste management services 7,629
Education, healthcare and social assistance 8,628
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,469
Other services 5,415
Public administration 1,036

Source, 2006 American Community Survey

 

Major Employers

Employers with 1,000 or more employees

  • Carrollton/Farmers Branch Independent School District
  • Halliburton Energy Services

Employers with 500 - 1,000 employees

  • G6 Hospitality LLC 
  • City of Carrollton Municipal Government
  • General Aluminum Corporation
  • Hilton Reservations Worldwide
  • McKesson Corporation
  • RealPage
  • Thomson Reuters - RIA
  • Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton
  • Western Extrusions Corporation

Employers with 150 - 500 employees

  • AER Manufacturing
  • BeautiControl Cosmetics
  • Carlson Restaurants Worldwide
  • Critical Information Network
  • Freddie Mac
  • Hi-Lite International
  • Humanetics II
  • Ingram Micro
  • Intechra
  • Presto Products
  • Sara Lee Food Service
  • TAC-Sneider Electric 
  • Turbo Chef Technologies
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter

 

 

Last updated: 10/25/2012 9:13:08 AM