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 healthcare, 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


Labor Force
Unemployment Rate
High School Graduate
Some College
Associates Degree
Bachelor Degree
Graduate or Professional Degree
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