Economy in Brief

Understanding the Dallas Region economy.

Top Line Indicators for the Dallas Region

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE


4.2%

(Feb. 2024)
0.3 points higher than January


TX rate is 3.9% (Feb. 2024)

U.S. rate is 3.8% (March 2024)

 

EMPLOYMENT CHANGE


1.8%

(Feb. 2024)
YoY increase of 75,100 jobs


Total employment is 10.7%
greater than pre-pandemic levels

 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX*


4.9%

(March 2024)
Core inflation rate is 4.8%


U.S. rates are 3.5% and 3.8% (March 2024)
*Bi-monthly for DFW; Core excludes food and energy

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.
Last published April 10, 2024.

 

 

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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