Grapevine, TX (population: 51,993) has two retail schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tarleton State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a retail program, has a total student population of 10,424. It is the 484th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Retail students from Grapevine schools who go on to become retail workers, retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 4,209,500 people working as retail salespersons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,630. Also, Sales and related employees make on average $36,020 per year and there are about 13,715,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 96,520 employed sales and related employees earning an average salary of $34,660. Retail salespersons in this area earn $23,120/yr and there are 31,820 employed.
Grapevine lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 37.156 out of every 1000 jobs in Grapevine are held by retail salespersons, and 112.695/1000 are held by sales and related employees.
Of the 2 retail schools with a 100-mile radius of Grapevine, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tarleton State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,351/yr) for retail students, with University of North Texas as the lowest, reported at only $10,409/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Grapevine|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||7.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||20.0 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||20.3 miles|