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.
April 2017 Employment Profile
|Waco MSA||Texas||United States|
|Labor Force: 123,564||Labor Force: 13,506,742||Labor Force: 159,817,000|
|Employment: 118,802||Employment: 12,895,003||Employment: 153,262,000|
|Unemployment: 4,762||Unemployment: 611,739||Unemployment: 6,555,000|
|Unemployment Rate: 3.9%||Unemployment Rate: 4.5%||Unemployment Rate: 4.1%|