Texas Leading the Nation in Middle Class Job Growth

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Middle class jobs rampant in Texas

Most economic experts agree that the strength of the national economy lies with the middle class and the job opportunities available to them. In Texas this is no different a new report from Forbes has the North Texas region representative of strong middle class job growth over the past several years.

The data reported by Forbes has eight metro areas that currently carry more middle class jobs than in 2007 and Texas is represented significantly in that list. More specifically, in the Dallas – Fort Worth – Arlington region there were 3.1 percent more middle class jobs when compared to six years ago. Also in Texas, Austin – Round Rock – San Marcos added 17,000 jobs of this nature during this time, good for an increase of 7.6 percent.

Of the 95,000 new jobs added in the area overall, Houston – Sugarland – Baytown represented the biggest increase of 60,810 more middle class jobs.

In fact, Texas was home to the most substantial overall job growth since 2007 with Houston adding a net 280,000 positions during this time.

And the news only got better for Texans looking for a job and outsiders interested in the Lone Star State as their new residence. Texas created the most middle class jobs since 2007 while also creating one-third of all net high-wage jobs overall in the past 10 years.

In North Texas and more specifically in the Stephenville market, job and housing growth has helped propel this bustling Dallas suburb into something to behold.

If you’d like to learn about Stephenville real estate opportunities then contact us today. We are licensed real estate professionals serving the North Texas region and would love nothing more than to show you around our quaint little community.


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