The unemployment rate in Topeka is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Topeka jobs have decreased by 0.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Topeka's cost of living is 21.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Shawnee county flipped Democratic, 49.9% to 47.0%. More Voting Stats
Topeka's population is 124,558 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Topeka is Real Estate: $138,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%.
Topeka public schools spend $12,114 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.4 students per teacher in Topeka. More Education