TEXAS 2036 COVID-19 TRACKING DASHBOARD: Find up-to-date state and county health and economic data in one easy-to-visualize format.
Texas is attracting people, jobs and businesses from all over the world. Our pro-growth business climate, business-friendly tax structure and relatively low cost of living have made Texas the economic envy of the nation.
So Why Worry?
More Texans by 2036
Our population will grow by 10 million in less than two decades, which will require 8 million new jobs to keep up with that growth.
will require some college
Only 28% of Texas 8th graders complete a postsecondary degree or certificate within six years of high school graduation.
In Health Care Expenditures
Health care expenditures have risen an average of 6.9% each year while Texas continues to rank among the bottom half of states in key health measures such as diabetes, cardiovascular deaths, child immunizations, and maternal mortality.
The average urban Texas commuter already spends 54 hours in traffic each year and this number is projected to rise to 63 hours by 2025 without new, creative mobility solutions.