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Economy in Wichita, Kansas

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EconomyWichita, KSUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.60%6.30%
Recent Job Growth0.30%1.18%
Future Job Growth35.00%36.10%
Sales Taxes7.15%6.00%
Income Taxes4.80%4.72%
Income per Cap.$25,204$28,051
Household Income$46,218$53,046
Family Median Income$58,917$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.51%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K6.33%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K12.62%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K11.16%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.89%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K8.60%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K10.08%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K11.69%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K10.21%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K3.02%4.78%
Income greater than 200K2.89%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance12.64%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science5.29%5.24%
Community, social services1.79%1.66%
Legal0.88%1.17%
Education, library5.52%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.50%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology5.07%5.49%
Healthcare support2.84%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.63%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.14%5.61%
Building maintenance3.49%3.97%
Personal care3.01%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support25.57%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.20%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair10.35%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving14.08%12.10%

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

Wichita, KS Taxes

Wichita, KS,sales tax rate is 7.15%. Income tax is 4.80%.

Wichita, KS Income and Salaries

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


Wichita Economy SperlingViews

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