5 Rapidly Growing Industries in Carrollton, Texas for Career-Minded Homeowners
Choosing a new community to call home is a serious decision that deserves careful consideration. When homebuyers are looking at new towns and neighborhoods, they are taking a lengthy list of things into consideration – one of the most important being the local career opportunities in their field.
It’s a rare find to come across a growing community that maintains it’s quiet Texas charm while still being just a short commute away from some of the most vibrant large cities in North America – where industries are experiencing great positive growth. At Taylor Morrison, we not only found one of these rare gems, but we also built our Hamilton Park community in it.
We’d like to introduce you to Carrollton, Texas and tell you a little bit about the 5 most rapidly growing industries in the area for professionally minded homebuyers who want the best of both worlds.
It doesn’t take more than a glance at the list of top employers for Carrollton residents to realize that manufacturing and production is huge in the area. While Dallas is a well-known industrial center for manufacturing, more corporations have begun spreading out into the areas to the north of the metro area as well.
Top manufacturing employers in the area include:
- AER Manufacturing
- Presto Products
- Sanmina-SCI Corp
- Swiss American CDMO
Taylor Morrison’s Hamilton Park is the ideal community for manufacturing professionals who value the quiet, hometown feel of Carrollton but prefer to commute to work in the manufacturing epicenter of the DFW metro area.
For professionals that don’t mind, or even enjoy the short commute, there are opportunities to be found at:
- Lockheed Martin
- Texas Instruments
- General Motors
- dozens of other major American manufacturers
Construction and Expansion Services
Carrolton is experiencing a growth spurt, but this is nothing new. In fact, the population increased by more than 30% between the key growth years of 1990-2008. However, that was not the end of the town’s growth phase. Census reports from as recently as 2016 estimated that the population had grown by more than 4% over the year before – a trend that is expected to continue well beyond 2020.
When communities experience the type of growth that Carrolton has recently, there’s one thing that they need – more homes, businesses and community amenities. The increased demand for housing and commercial structures spells opportunity for those who work in the construction industry.
Expanding opportunities exist for professionals of all areas of construction. This includes frontline builders, as well as executives, architects, engineers, and legislators for the industry. We know that if you’ve ever been to Carrollton that you probably don’t need any extra incentive to call the town your home. However, you should also know that construction careers in Texas have a higher than average rate of pay compared to the rest of the country.
Healthcare and Social Services
As we just mentioned, flourishing communities like Carrollton have specific needs to be filled throughout their growth cycle. As Carrollton grows, so does the demand for healthcare and social services. The growth in the healthcare industry expands beyond Carrollton and into the nearby Dallas Metro area.
According to the Dallas News, careers in healthcare are among the fastest growing in the Dallas-Forth Worth metro area. Not only are there opportunities to be found at the Baylor Medical Center – one of Carrollton’s largest employers, but also a short commute away in Dallas. This makes Carrollton the perfect home base for all types of medical professionals, including those just starting out in their careers.
Scientific and Professional Services
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in life, physical and social science occupations are expected to grow by 10% in the decade between 2006 and 2016 – a rate that is faster than the average for all other occupations. If you’re employed or pursuing a career, in one of these fields then Hamilton Park in Carrollton, Texas is the perfect community for you. Here’s why.
Carrollton is in close proximity to Dallas, which some consider being the science and technology epicenter of the south. There’s nothing better than being close to incredible career opportunities in your field while being able to escape into the quiet serenity of your home at the end of the day.
Carrollton provides the best of both worlds for professionals in the science and technology industry.
Accommodation and Food Services
There are certain factors that elevate a town’s livability rating. Potential homebuyers are looking at details like employment opportunities, the quality of the schools, overall safety and access to culturally rich and diverse experiences. Carrollton doesn’t disappoint in any of these areas, but there’s one more thing we forgot to mention – great food and hospitality.
To illustrate this point, one of Carrollton resident’s favorite hangout spots in the downtown district. The town square was built in the early 1900’s and is the spot where you’ll find more than a dozen restaurants and cafes that rank among the local’s favorites. Between a demand for good eats and energetic nightlife, the need for skilled professionals in the foodservice and hospitality industry is huge.
Whether you’re the perfect fit for a high-level hospitality executive position, or you prefer to sling a few brews with the local crowds, the area is ripe for engaging, energetic personalities that want to take part in a flourishing hospitality industry.
It’s Time to Live the Life You’ve Always Dreamed
If you’re tired of the rat race and feeling like life is all work with no play, then it’s time for you to come and get better acquainted with our Hamilton Park community in Carrollton, Texas. Hamilton Park is just a short drive away from some of the best shopping, restaurants, and nightlife in the area.
There’s also a good chance that you’ll find the beauty of our homes so appealing that you’ll want to spend more of your free time relaxing at home. Contact Taylor Morrison today and let us tell you more about the 5 spacious floor plans available in our Hamilton Park homes.
The life you’ve dreamed of is waiting for you. All you have to do is make the call.