Workforce

You’ll find a hard-working, skilled workforce population in DeSoto that is growing at a rate faster than the national average. Experienced in health care, warehousing/distribution, light manufacturing, retail trade and many other industries, our workers have the benefit of educational programs and partnerships with nearby Cedar Valley College through the Texas Workforce Commission. The DeSoto Economic Development Corporation can work with businesses to facilitate skills training or re-training.

By the Numbers


34055
Labor Force
4.3
Unemployment Rate
22.3
High School Graduate
28.7
Some College
8.4
Associates Degree
18.4
Bachelor Degree
10.3
Graduate or Professional Degree
37.09
Median Age

We’re proud to provide the workforce for many major companies, including:


Soloar Turbines in DeSoto
Trybus Group Building
Kohler Co. Building DeSoto TX

DeSoto Works Spring Job Fair 2019