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The unemployment rate in Wichita, Kansas, is 5.20%, with job growth of 0.93%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.67%.

Wichita, Kansas Taxes
Wichita, Kansas,sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 4.60%.

Wichita, Kansas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $24,921, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $45,907.

  ECONOMYWichita, KansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.20%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.93%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  36.67%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.60%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $24,921$28,555
  Household Income  $45,907$53,482
  Family Median Income  $58,855$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.42%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.44%0.61%
  Construction  6.63%6.19%
  Manufacturing  18.06%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.40%2.72%
  Retail trade  11.88%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.43%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.83%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.18%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.85%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.77%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.09%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.12%4.27%
  Educational services  8.47%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.30%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.93%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.71%7.44%
  Other services  4.98%4.94%
  Public administration  2.93%4.80%
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Better than some places- harsh weather

After living in Seattle for 7 years I prefer Wichita. Violent crime worse in Wichita but property/vehicle crimes in Seattle MUCH worse and had to deal with CONSTANT... (Read More)



Wish I could say better but....

I really wish I could give Wichita a good review. Its been my home for 6 months now. Its about to be my ex home - I have a job offer elsewhere. Its been hard. I... (Read More)



Wichita is a real S-hole.

If you're Conservative and Christian, you're going to love what Wichita has to offer! Churches & fast food is the staple of Wichita. Wichita is so Conservative that... (Read More)



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