The labor force in Texas was 13,433,444 in July 2017, down from 13,462,252 in June 2017, and up from 13,356,834 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 12,849,486 in July 2017, up from 12,831,118 in June 2017, and up from 12,681,873 one year ago in July 2016.