Permian Basin Regional Data

The Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission specializes in the collection, analysis, and communication of data relevant to the needs of the Permian Basin to give stakeholders the tools they need for responsible policymaking.

Explore data for each of our 17 member counties here.

Check out the Economic Development page to learn more about the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

Regional Data

2021-25 Permian Basin Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

A comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) is designed to bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic roadmap to diversify and strengthen regional economies. The CEDS report features updated data and analysis for the Permian Basin region, focusing on key areas such as:

  • Education and Workforce Development
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Industry Diversification and Resiliency
  • Regional Marketing and Outreach

Download the full 2021-25 CEDS report

For more information visit the Permian Basin CEDS website.

Texas Demographic Center Population Estimates

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) & Labor Market Reports

The Permian Basin has the following Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA): Odessa, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area; Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA); and the Midland-Odessa Combined Statistical Area.

2022 (revised 6/22)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2022 Labor Market Information)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2020 Labor Market Information)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2020 Labor Market Information)
Archived Reports from Permian Basin
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2020 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2019 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2018 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2017 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2016 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2015 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2014 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2013 Reports)
Permian Basin Workforce Development Area - (2012 Reports)
Archived Reports from Midland
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2020 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2019 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2018 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2017 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2016 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2015 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2014 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2013 Reports)
Midland Employment/Unemployment Data - (2012 Reports)
Archived Reports from Odessa
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2020 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2019 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2018 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2017 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2016 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2015 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2014 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2013 Reports)
Odessa Employment/Unemployment Data - (2012 Reports)