North Texas Information

Texas is a flourishing state leading job creation and population growth over the last 10 years. Home to 49 Fortune 500 headquarters, Texas offers a business-friendly climate —with no corporate income tax & no personal income tax— along with a highly skilled workforce and easy access to global markets.

North-Texas in Numbers: 

  • #1 fastest-growing region in the U.S.

  • #2 for jobs created by foreign companies in Texas 

  • #2 top State for Business in the U.S. in 2019 according to CNBC

  • #4 largest economy by GDP in the U.S.

  • #8 largest export market in the U.S.


  • $1.42 billion in annual trade between DFW and France

  • $3.9 million people make up the North Texas workforce

  • $27.6 billion in total merchandise exports 

  • $48.9 million visitors to North Texas annually

  • $59.9 billion manufacturing GDP for North Texas 

  • $613.4 billion GDP in North Texas alone


  • 4 hours flying from either coast 

  • 24 Fortune 500 companies located in the DFW area 

  • 33 colleges and universities in North Texas

  • 120 French companies operating in DFW

  • 62,000 jobs created by French companies in Texas 


Information Source



Fortune 500 FACC DFW Members