The Central Texas Regional Dashboard pulls data from the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor, and Texas Workforce to depict the Central Texas Council of Governments region. The visualized data allows policy makers to understand the economic magnitude of future growth and where impacts are most significant. Entities may utilize the information to work with targeted stakeholder groups to strengthen expansion efforts.
The Central Texas Council of Governments region is centrally located within the Texas Triangle between Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston and consists of seven (7) counties and thirty-two (32) cities with a total population of 465, 766. Population projections for the year 2045 show the region is likely to continue to grow over the next twenty to thirty years and may reach nearly 750,000 people. The area is ripe for growth and development, with easy access to major highways, freight lines and international airports. The region is home to major employers such as Fort Hood Army Base, Baylor Scott & White Medical Facilities, Walmart Distribution Center, McLane Company Inc., and Wilson Art International.
The region has a young workforce with the median age of 40 years. With multiple colleges in our region, such as Central Texas College, Temple College, Texas A&M University – Central Texas and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor, we have an educated workforce with 21.12% attaining their bachelor’s degree or higher. The region reports a median income of $49,237.
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