Reach Higher in the
#1 State for Business

Paris, Texas raises the bar.
Our workforce is talented and driven, our incentives are aggressive and our community reaches higher together.

49,705

Micropolitan
Population

#6

In Texas for Home Buyer Affordable Housing

25%

Workforce in
Manufacturing

13.6%

Below National Average in Total Cost of Living

Reach higher with a community that thrives.

About Paris

Paris, Texas, is the county seat for Lamar County, located just 1.5 hours from the DFW Metroplex. As a regional hub for retail, jobs, and healthcare, our community services more than 49,000 people in our micropolitan area.

Paris has a uniquely large municipal water supply of 22 million gallons per day and a lake for swimming, boating, fishing, and more.

Target Industries

As a Type A corporation, we focus on the creation of “primary” jobs. A primary job is defined as a job that is “available at a company for which a majority of the products or services of that company are ultimately exported to regional, statewide, national, or international markets infusing new dollars into the local economy.” If a job meets this definition and is classified under one of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) sectors listed below it can be targeted by the PEDC.

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Warehouse and Distribution
  • Agriculture
  • Back Office and Support Centers
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Aerospace and Aviation
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