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Intellectual Capital

Dallas/Fort Worth has added 1.2 million residents since 2000, making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation.  The Metroplex’s nucleus of quality higher education institutions, a substantial active and retired military population and proactive partnerships between Fort Worth’s business and education communities further augment this talent pool.

Did you know:

  • As of 2016, 80.8% of Fort Worth residents have a high school degree or higher.
  • More than 850,000 individuals have a bachelor's degree and nearly 400,000 have a graduate or professional degree.
  • More than half of Dallas/Fort Worth's workforce aged 25 and over have at least some college education.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth has over 60 colleges and universities with a combined enrollment of more than 325,000 students
  • 2015 Regional Workforce Leadership Council Annual Report
  • Digital Learning Policy Brief