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Expand or Relocate to Texas
      

Texas Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Texas

TX business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Texas


Population
24,782,302

Total Labor Force
13,314,716

Unemployment Rate
4.4%

# Manufacturers
19,509

Manufacturing Jobs
1,051,406

Right to Work
Yes

Unemp. Insurance Tax
0.78–8.25%


Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
 
Corporate Income Tax
None

Sales Tax
6.25%. Exemptions include: Machinery and equipment used in the manufacturing process; natural gas and electricity sold to companies that are primarily manufacturers.

Property Tax
No property tax on state level. Levied by local governments and special taxing districts. Property appraised at full market value and assessed on 100% of appraised value.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
17% Industrial machinery and equipment
12% Fabricated metal products
10% Food and kindred products
9% Electronic and other electric equipment
7% Chemicals and allied products

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Dell, Inc. (Round Rock) - 14,000
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. (Fort Worth) - 14,000
Exxon Mobil Chemical Co. (Spring) - 10,000
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Austin) - 8,500
KBR, Inc. (Houston) - 6,000
 
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Harris - 354,540
Dallas - 173,674
Tarrant - 110,503
Travis - 59,413
Bexar - 57,737

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Houston - 287,664
Fort Worth - 74,789
Dallas - 74,034
Austin - 56,940
San Antonio - 54,132

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• No individual income tax
• Texas Enterprise Fund
• Emerging Technology Fund
• Skills Development Fund
• Self-Sufficiency Fund
• Texas Capital Infrastructure Fund
• Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program (DEAGG)
• Texas Leverage Fund (TLF)
• Enterprise Zones
• Tax Increment Financing
• Economic Development Refund
• Freeport and Goods in Transit Exemptions
• Pollution Control Equipment Incentive
• Renewable Energy Incentives
• Chapter 380/381 Economic Development Agreements
• Public Improvement Districts (PIDs)
• Exempt-Facility Bonds
• Tax-Exempt Industrial Revenue Bonds
• Texas Products/Business Funds
• Texas Industry Development Program
• Permit Assistance

Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations & businesses available to assist with your relocation to or from Texas

Schulenburg, TX
Schulenburg is nestled in the corner of Historic Fayette County, 95 miles west of Houston, 105 miles east of San Antonio, 80 miles southeast of Austin. The Chamber of Commerce promotes travel & tourism & develops business opportunities
New Braunfels, TX
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Office & Commercial Movers
Graham, TX
Topeka, KS
Striving to recruit new business & help companies expand in Kansas
Marshall, TX
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