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The unemployment rate in Wichita, Kansas, is 5.60%, with job growth of 0.30%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.00%.

Wichita, Kansas Taxes
Wichita, Kansas,sales tax rate is 7.15%. Income tax is 4.80%.

Wichita, Kansas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $25,204, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $46,218.

  ECONOMYWichita, KansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.60%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.30%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  35.00%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.15%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.80%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $25,204$28,051
  Household Income  $46,218$53,046
  Family Median Income  $58,917$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  13.51%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.33%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.62%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.16%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.89%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.60%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.08%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.69%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  10.21%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.02%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.89%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  12.64%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.29%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.79%1.66%
  Legal  0.88%1.17%
  Education, library  5.52%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.50%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.07%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.84%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.63%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.14%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.49%3.97%
  Personal care  3.01%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.57%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.20%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  10.35%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  14.08%12.10%


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Wichita Economy
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Good place to live...if you can find a job
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re: Not a Nice Place to Live - 9/6/2014
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I do not recommend anyone ever move here
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