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It may surprise some, but Wichita is the largest city in Kansas (most of Kansas City is in Missouri). Surrounded by wheat fields and oil-industry facilities, this traditional Midwestern city has a diverse agricultural and industrial economy. In part because of its invulnerable central U.S. location, World War II aircraft design and production facilities were located in the area. Today aviation firms like Beech, Cessna (Raytheon), Stearman, Lear (Bombardier), and Boeing all have plants nearby, and there are numerous supporting precision parts and engineering firms in the area.

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  • Location: South-central Kansas along the Arkansas River
  • Country: United States
  • State: Kansas
  • County: Sedgwick County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Sedgwick

    The unemployment rate in Sedgwick County is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sedgwick County jobs have Increased by 0.93 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sedgwick County's cost of living is 13.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Sedgwick County's population is 511,574 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.73 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Sedgwick County is $123,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.08%.
    Sedgwick County public schools spend $11,691 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.6 students per teacher in Sedgwick County.

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