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Regions covered by this area code have a total population of at least 1.7 million. The three major cities, which account for more than two-thirds of the area’s population, have a median household income range of $49,000 to $64,000.
Some of the major employers in the area include Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, American Airlines, and Bell Helicopter. Fort Worth is the 17th largest city in the country and the fifth in the state of Texas. Fort Worth’s strong ties with the Air Force helped companies in the fields of defense, as well as flight science and engineering, to thrive. This region is also known for business in the industries of science and information technology, construction, retail, social services, and manufacturing.
Arlington, on the other hand, is the 50th most populous city in the United States and the seventh most populous city in Texas. Its top employers include Texas Health Resources, Arlington Independent School District, University of Texas at Arlington, Six Flags Over Texas, General Motors, and JP Morgan Chase.
As of 2013, the area covering Fort Worth and Arlington has distinguished itself as the 15th Best Place for Business and Careers, according to Forbes magazine. They based this on the cost of doing business, job growth, the education-level of residents and the population.
Area code 817 is surrounded by area codes 940, 254, 214, 469, 972, 430, and 903. Area code 940 is to the northwest, reaching up to Wichita Falls, the 430 and 903 area codes lie to the east, and area code 254 lies to the south, covering Waco.
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