Economic Indicators

Understanding the Dallas Region Economy

Top Line Indicators for the Dallas Region

Unemployment Rate
July 2022

3.8%

Unchanged from June. For August 2022, the Texas rate is 4.1% and the U.S. rate is 3.7%.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary, not seasonally adjusted
Employment Change
August 2022

+6.7%

Year-over-year gain of 260,700 jobs. Total employment is 107.5% of pre-pandemic levels, a figure greater than all other large metros.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary, not seasonally adjusted
Core Inflation Rate
July 2022

5.7%

Decrease of 0.3 percentage points from the previous reporting period. For August 2022, the U.S. core rate is 6.3% and the rate for Texas is 7.1%.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, not seasonally adjusted

ECONOMY IN BRIEF

“Economy in Brief: Indicators for the Dallas Region” offers insights into our economic landscape. The data points and analysis tools that support this report provide our business community with an assessment of current economic conditions to make informed decisions based on trends and projections. Our reporting includes measures of the impact of COVID-19 on our economy. Last updated September 21, 2022.

 

 

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GUIDE

Looking to better understand the people, companies, and industries that make up the Dallas Region? Use the the DRC’s Regional Economic Development Guide to get the complete picture. This guide is full of easily digestible information that will help you make informed decision about what’s here and where to grow.

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