Greater Waco’s role as a metropolitan area within the surrounding rural areas of McLennan County emulates its capacity as a regional center within a seven-county region that also includes Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hill and Limestone counties.
May 2017 Employment Profile
|Waco MSA||Texas||United States|
|Labor Force: 122,267||Labor Force: 13,449,184||Labor Force: 159,979,000|
|Employment: 117,413||Employment: 12,857,230||Employment: 153,407,000|
|Unemployment: 4,854||Unemployment: 591,954||Unemployment: 6,572,000|
|Unemployment Rate: 4.0%||Unemployment Rate: 4.4%||Unemployment Rate: 4.1%|