As part of the DFW Metroplex, with a growing population, Granbury and Hood County offer a large, talented labor shed within 35 miles of downtown Fort Worth. The primary labor shed comprises seven counties with a growing population of 2,605,438, a civilian labor force of over 1,330,000, and a labor force participation rate of 66% which is higher than the State of Texas and U.S.
|Area||Labor Force||Employment||Unemployment||Unemployment Percent|
|City of Granbury||4,921||4,768||153||3.1|
Source, EMSI, ESRI, Jobs EQ, 2022, Texas Workforce Commission. Labor Shed Counties: Hood, Somervell, Tarrant, Parker, Johnson, Erath, and Palo Pinto Counties..
|Area||Average Earnings Per Job||Average Wages|
|City of Granbury||$45,347||$43,857|
Source: Jobs EQ, 2022, QCEW, EMSI, 2022