According to recently released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Information Industry led growth in the Rural Capital Area last year. The Health Services & Priv. Education & Construction Industries followed.
Information grew fastest in Bastrop and Williamson counties. Health Services & Priv. Education led growth in Burnet and Lee Counties, while Construction grew fastest in Fayette and Hays counties. Professional and Business Services led growth in Blanco County. Leisure and Hospitality grew fastest in Caldwell county and Financial Activities led growth in Llano County.
In terms of the new jobs created, Health Services & Priv. Education created the most jobs in the Rural Capital Area overall and in Bastrop, Burnet, Lee and Williamson counties individually. Construction created the most new jobs in Fayette and Hays Counties, while Other Services in Blanco county. Leisure & Hospitality created the most jobs in Caldwell county. Financial Activities led job creation in Llano County.