• #1 market for number of jobs added; 3.5% expansion of employment base in 2016

  • 21,000+ health-related establishments

  • 15 major universities, 370,899 students enrolled

  • 3rd busiest airport in the U.S. (DFW International)

  • DFW has the most diverse economy in Texas

  • Dallas cost of living is 20.3% below large U.S. metro average

  • DFW was the fastest growing metro in the nation in 2016