Published Jun 05, 2023 by Ernesto Becerra
Texas has once again solidified its position as the leading state with the most Fortune 500 headquarters, while Houston continues to spearhead the largest concentration of these corporate powerhouses in the state.
With an impressive tally of 55 prominent companies choosing Texas as their home base, it is evident that the state's business–friendly environment and thriving workforce have been instrumental in attracting and nurturing influential entities.
In addition, the greater Houston metro area stands as the second–largest hub of Fortune 500 headquarters in the nation, boasting a remarkable total of 25 corporate giants. Following closely behind Houston, the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metro area secures the third position with 24 Fortune 500 headquarters.
"Texas is the headquarters of headquarters," said Governor Greg Abbott. “With our strong and growing workforce and welcoming business climate, Texas is where businesses find the freedom to flourish and people find opportunities to prosper."
The annual Fortune 500 list serves as a crucial benchmark for corporate success and economic influence, ranking the largest U.S. corporations based on their fiscal year revenue. Achieving the top spot on this prestigious list reaffirms Texas' and Houston's pivotal roles as key players in both the national and global economies.
Here is a list of Fortune 500 firms based in the Houston area, along with their respective rankings: