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Business in Belton

Employment & Job Growth

Employment growth in Belton has outpaced the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA, the nearby Waco MSA and the state of Texas. Employment in Belton grew from 5,236 in 2002 to 8,611 in 2014 - an increase of 64% over the period. Meanwhile, employment growth over the same period in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA was 21%, only 10% in the Waco MSA and 26% for the state of Texas.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau's OnTheMap 2002-2014.

Regional Trends


 

 

 

Region

2015 Jobs

2016 Jobs

Change

% Change

Region

190,494

195,886

5,392

2.8%

Texas

13,072,659

13,277,098

204,439

1.6%

United States

155,992,069

158,866,954

2,874,885

1.8%

Texas Workforce Commission; http://www.tracer2.com/
Emsi Q3 2016 Data Set.

Per Capita Personal Income

The region’s per capita personal income grew 47% from 2003-2013, on par with the state average of 46%, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. The workforce grew 14.4% the same time period beating the national average of 4.7%.