Decatur's less than an hour location from the thriving Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex provides a large pool of potential employees for business and industry in Decatur. The area's workforce is ever growing and strongly supported by quality partnerships with local education institutions that provide the venue, programming and training for students to earn degrees and certifications that are in direct support of business and industry.

Educational Relationship

Decatur is very proud of the relationship that has been forged with the educational institutions and knows the partnership will continue to meet the need of business and industry.

Statistics – Wise County, Texas

December  2021 December 2022
32,274 33,358

Labor Force
33,445 34,428

   3.5 %      3.1%

 1,171   1,070

Educational Attainment – Decatur, Texas

  Decatur, Texas United States
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s Degree +
Graduate or professional degree
High School Graduate
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
Population 25 years and over
Some college, no degree

Unemployment - Wise County, Texas

Unemployment Chart, 2013-2019--website

Area Information

  1. Texas Economic Snapshot

    Texas continues to lead the nation in an economic resurgence and remains one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the nation. Read on...
  2. Construction starts on Omega building

    At the entrance of Eagles Landing Business Park, dirt is moving on the construction of its newest tenant. Crews are excavating land for the new Omega Research Inc. facility. It will be the third company to build at the business park. Read on...
  3. City welcomes Omega Research to business park


  1. “We had a lot of choices when we were looking to relocate our corporate headquarters from Colorado, and Decatur has proven to be the best option for us. It was close to a major airport, but still a good environment for our employees’ families. The Decatur folks worked overtime to locate a piece of property and arranged a sale lease back with a local developer that got us exactly what we needed.”

    – Michael Clark, CEO, H2X Hydroexcavation

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About Decatur

  1. Decatur is a thriving Texas community with a rich history and competitive location near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro. Its regional health system, flourishing downtown, community-oriented lifestyle, strong retail base, and prime location are strengths that are propelling Decatur's economic growth.

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