Wichita, Kansas 

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Economy in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita has an unemployment rate of 5.2%. The US average is 5.2%.

Wichita has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.7%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Wichita
- The Sales Tax Rate for Wichita is 7.5%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Wichita is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Wichita
- The average income of a Wichita resident is $24,921 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Wichita resident is $45,907 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYWichita, KansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.2%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth36.7%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.5%6.0%
  Income Taxes4.6%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$24,921$28,555
  Household Income$45,907$53,482
  Family Median Income$58,855$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.4%0.6%
  Construction6.6%6.2%
  Manufacturing18.1%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.4%2.7%
  Retail trade11.9%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.2%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.9%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.8%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.1%4.3%
  Educational services8.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance14.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.9%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services7.7%7.4%
  Other services5.0%4.9%
  Public administration2.9%4.8%
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Reviews for Wichita    55 Reviews
Better than some places- harsh weather - 3/24/2018
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

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Wish I could say better but.... - 1/22/2018
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. - 12/21/2016
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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