Business in Texas
Facts & Stats
Newsweek ranked four Texas cities – Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Houston – on its 2010 list of 10 cities best situated for economic recovery.
Texas is an economic development powerhouse, home to 51 Fortune 500 headquarters. Top industries in Texas include aerospace, life sciences, energy, information technology and agriculture. Texas offers major health-care research centers and some of the nation’s best colleges and universities. Texas quality of life includes more than 900 golf courses, 624 miles of coastline, 13 national parks, and some of the world’s most renowned galleries and museums.