More than 200,000 people have jobs in the Texas aerospace and aviation industry. Major employers include Lockheed Martin, Bell Aerospace, Raytheon, Boeing and Gulfstream Aerospace.
Agriculture and food production is a top industry in Texas and accounts for one in every seven jobs in the state. Texas has more than 247,000 farms and ranches covering 130.4 million acres.
Texas refineries produce more than 4.7 million barrels of oil per day. Houston has more than 3,000 energy-related employers. Texas has about 200 chemical plants, which manufacture 14 percent of...
Some 200 chemical and plastics plants operate in Texas, manufacturing 14 percent of the nation’s value chemical output.