There's far more to business in Texas than oil and gas. The facts and figures from the Inc. 5000 Series: Texas ranking offer a unique view into the state's most successful private companies. Consider: While energy--with a total of $2.4 billion in 2018 revenue--is the largest industry represented on the list, the fastest-growing industry overall is IT systems development. Combined, ranked companies in that sector grew an average 1,669 percent from 2016 to 2018. Moreover, the industry with the most companies on the list is business products and services, with 25 companies. It's followed closely by software (22 companies) and advertising and marketing (20).
The infographic below is a snapshot of high-growth business in the state, spotlighting the list’s top trends in cities, CEOs, new jobs, and more.