Grapevine Workforce

As part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Grapevine offers access to a large labor pool of 4 million highly motivated professionals. The breadth of the market gives employers the opportunity to hire workers at all skill levels. Texas boasts one of the most explosive and varied labor markets in the nation, and DFW plays a major role in that reputation. 

North Texas is a top-three region for business expansion, relocation, and employment growth in the U.S, and many of those relocating to the metroplex are talented young professionals with impressive credentials. Their skills, combined with the state’s business-friendly climate, put Grapevine in the middle of fertile economic ground: Tarrant County alone boasts an 80% participation rate and a labor force of nearly a million prime-age workers.

Local business benefits include strength and training in the workforce, strong emphasis on higher education, access to modern amenities, an authentic historic downtown, retail attraction with shops and restaurants, a large convention center, business tax breaks, and a high quality of life. A variety of housing options provide the opportunity for employees of all types to work, live, and play here. 

Direct and easy access to transportation such as TEXRail, major interstate highways, and DFW International Airport put Grapevine within reach of commuters and corporations as close as Fort Worth, Texas, and as far as Osaka, Japan. We’re confident that you’ll find the talent you need to thrive here, and we’ll gladly invite you to search for yourself using the tools below.

Key Facts

  • A  4 million person workforce in the DallasFort Worth-Arlington MSA
  • A population growth of 3.26%
  • 10 minutes to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
  • 31.2% of Grapevine’s residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher (nearly twice the US average)
  • Workers enjoy a modest 22.4 minute average commute time