Texas Tops U.S. Job Growth

COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Texas continues to create jobs at a pace higher than the nation. The state’s economy gained 297,900 nonagricultural jobs from May 2012 to May 2013, an annual growth rate of 2.7 percent compared with 1.6 percent for the...

Texas Leads the Way in Recovery

The Texas economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy in the current recovery, according to the Real Estate Center’s latest monthly economic review. The state’s economy gained 194,400 jobs from November 2009 to November 2010, an annual growth rate of 1.9...

Texas Job Growth Update

Texas’ economy added 166,600 jobs from September 2009 to September 2010, according to the Real Estate Center’s latest Monthly Review of the Texas Economy. This is an annual growth rate of 1.6 percent. Over the same period, the U.S. economy gained 321,000 jobs,...

Texas' job loss rate decreasing

Both the U.S and the Texas labor markets hit bottom in August 2009 and since then have been losing jobs at decreasing rates. Texas’ job loss rate has decreased from 4 percent in August 2009 to 2.3 percent in February 2010. Over the same period, the U.S. job loss rate...