People drive the success of the Denton’s business and industry. Denton proper has a workforce of more than 72,000, and there are more than 453,000 available workers in Denton County. Overall, the Dallas-Fort Worth MSA has a workforce of over 3.7 million.
As the home of the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University, Denton’s workforce is highly educated. Our local community college, North Central Texas College, provides technical and specialty training. Denton Independent School District’s LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex prepares high school juniors and seniors to enter the workforce with professional training and the necessary preparation to attain certifications or licenses in technical fields.