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Regional Profile

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.

December 2016 Employment Profile

Please note that there were a few notable increases in 2016: Financial Activities – 300 (annually); Leisure and Hospitality – 500 (annually); and Trade, Transportation and Utilities – 400 (monthly) and 500 (annually).


Waco MSA Texas United States
Labor Force: 121,752 Labor Force: 13,398,817 Labor Force: 158,968,000
Employment: 117,012 Employment: 12,788,890 Employment: 151,798,000
Unemployment: 4,740 Unemployment: 609,927 Unemployment: 7,170,000
Unemployment Rate: 3.9% Unemployment Rate: 4.6% Unemployment Rate: 4.5%


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101 S. Third St.
Waco TX 76701

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1220
Waco TX 76703-1220

(254) 757-5600