Topeka, Kansas 

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Economy in Topeka, Kansas

Topeka has an unemployment rate of 3.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Topeka has seen the job market decrease by -0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 23.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Topeka
- The Sales Tax Rate for Topeka is 9.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Topeka is 5.7%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Topeka
- The average income of a Topeka resident is $24,155 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Topeka resident is $41,412 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYTopeka, KansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.7%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth-0.5%1.6%
  Future Job Growth23.9%33.5%
  Sales Taxes9.0%7.3%
  Income Tax5.7%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$26,048$31,177
  Household Income$46,087$57,652
  Family Median Income$60,668$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.2%0.6%
  Construction5.2%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.8%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.7%2.7%
  Retail trade11.7%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.3%4.1%
  Utilities0.9%0.9%
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.9%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.7%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.2%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.7%4.3%
  Educational services8.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance18.6%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.7%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.5%7.4%
  Other services4.5%4.9%
  Public administration8.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Topeka    28 Reviews
    Why you shouldn't live in Topeka Kansas - 3/26/2019
    I live in Topeka this town is awful A lot of crime has been happening here. I don't suggest moving here. This town is also dying out it's mostly old people, meth... Read More

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    The best city ever - 12/6/2018
    I lived in Topeka most of my life until moving to Katy, Texas...which is a premiere suburb of Houston. Topeka is genuinely missed as it is a superb community to raise a... Read More

    TOPEKA IS VERY DANGEROUS TO MOVE TO SHUT IT DOWN - 10/13/2018
    also i forgot to mention here too it is also a sanctuary city as well they have illegals here too the government has also cover ups alot of them them too as well.... Read More


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