Labor Force

Factory workers with conveyor beltGarland’s workforce has the specialized skills necessary for future growth in the nation’s most promising industries - healthcare, renewable technology, and wireless communications - as well as Garland’s historic foundation in manufacturing and fabrication.







Labor Force & Unemployment for Garland 2015 to 2019

Statistic201520162017 20182019
Labor Force118,885
120,089
    122,164
    124,489
    127,123
Employed113,861
115,385
    117,635
    120,032
    122,935
Unemployed    5,024
4,704
    4,529
    4,457
    4,188
Unemployment Rate 4.23.93.73.63.3

Source: Texas Workforce Commission LAUS 2015 - 2019

Labor Force & Unemployment for Surrounding Areas 2015 to 2019

Statistic201520162017 20182019
Dallas County4.3%4.0%3.93.8%3.5%
Population2,496,8592,574,9842,618,1482,637,772N/A
Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington4.1%3.9%3.7%3.5%3.3%
Population7,117,8967,233,3237,399,662N/A7,539,711
State4.4%4.6%4.3%3.8%3.5%

Source: Texas Workforce Commission LAUS 2015 - 2019