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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 26th largest port, Port Freeport, is an economic powerhouse for Brazoria County and the Texas Gulf Coast.

17.9B

Port Freeport generated $17.9 billion of economic activity in Texas in 2011 alone and brought in state and local tax revenue of about $487.1 million, according to a report from Lancaster, Pa.-based John C. Martin Associates LLC, the world’s leading port industry economic analysis firm.

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Generating Jobs In Brazoria County and Beyond


13,362 Direct Jobs

In 2011 alone, Port Freeport generated over 13,000 local jobs, leading to $1.24 billion in personal income in Brazoria County.


27,656 Induced Jobs

The same year, the economic impact made by commercial enterprises utilizing Port Freeport lead to over 27,000 induced jobs.

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