Competitive Advantages

Workers2 Opens in new windowEmployers in Dallas draw from a young, well-educated regional workforce, with seventy-three percent of the region’s 7.7 million residents of working age. From this base, employers can tap into a total civilian labor force of 4 million people, a workforce size surpassed only by the much larger Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York metro areas. 

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Dallas has one of the lowest costs of living of any major city in the United States, plus is home to great parks, amazing neighborhoods, a variety of housing choices, some of the best public and private schools in the United States and a multitude of retail and restaurant options.

global location

Located in the center of the United States, Dallas offers superior access to the rest of the U.S. with excellent airports, highways and rail service. All major U.S. cities are less than a 4 hour flight away. Forty-seven percent of the U.S. population is within a day's drive time; 87% can be reached in two days.

Check out the DRC fact sheets for more competitive advantages.