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Port Freeport is positioned to see further upsurges in jobs and economic impact in years to come. The port's continued growth along with its new and expanded industrial facilities already generate thousands of well-paying permanent jobs and is also set to bring about nearly 20,000 more people in the workforce with lucrative construction jobs.

With billions of dollars in infrastructure investments underway, the nation's 19th largest port, Port Freeport, is an economic powerhouse for Brazoria County and the Texas Gulf Coast.

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In 2017, Port Freeport generated $98.8 billion of economic activity statewide and brought in state and local tax revenue of about $2.5 billion, according to Port Freeport's Economic Impact Analysis prepared by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

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Generating Jobs In Brazoria County and Beyond


15,794 Direct Jobs

Port Freeport generates over 15,000 local jobs, leading to an estimated $2 billion in labor income.

 


150,651 Statewide Jobs

The impacts of operation at Port Freeport extend outside Brazoria County and have a considerable impact at the state level with over 150,000 jobs statewide, contributing nearly $13 billion in labor income.

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