FY2016-17 Budget Final

DeSoto Workforce

DFW MSA Workforce Dallas/FW/Arlington MSA Civilian Labor Force Civilian Employed 3,577,800 Civilian Unemployed 143,900 Unemployment Rate 4.0%

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Source: Texas Workforce Commission, September 2015

Source: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, June 2015

Top Employers in DeSoto The largest employers in DeSoto include an e-commerce fulfilment center, retailers, manufacturers, health care providers, and governmental organizations. Name Business Employment DeSoto ISD Public Education 1,104 Kohl’s e-Commerce Distributor 500 Solar Turbines, Inc. Manufacturer 400 City of DeSoto Government 400 GlasFloss Industries Manufacturer/HQ 300 Williamsburg Village Healthcare 300 NFI Industries Logistics 250 Marten Transport Distributor/Logistics 250 Wal-Mart Distribution Distributor 250 Hickory Trail Hospital Healthcare 250 The Cedars Healthcare 190 DW Distribution Inc. Distributor 150 Cintas Distributor 150 Trybus Corporation Apparel 150 Vibra Hospital Healthcare 145 Park Manor Healthcare 125 SEW Eurodrive Manufacturer 100

The DFW Metroplex labor force brings diversified skills to the marketplace. 2014 non-farm employment in the DFW MSA totals 3,577,800 in various NAICS Sectors. Industry Employment Estimate Natural Res., Mining & Construction 197,400 Manufacturing 262,000 Trade, Transportation & Public Utilities 706,600 Information 81,200 Financial, Insurance & RE 277,300 Professional & Business Services 1,468,000 -Education & Health Services -Leisure & Hospitality -Other Services Government 408,600 Total Non-Agricultural 3,577,800

Source: DeSoto EDC, July 2016

Source: Greater Dallas Chamber/U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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