Total Labor Force (2018)

1,486,402

Total Population

2,911,505

Population Rank Among States

36th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$13,406

Rank Among States

28th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.4%

Rank Among States

16th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Kansas under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Colleges and universities

Colleges and Universities of Kansas

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Kansas National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.9%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.2%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.4%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
38.9%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
66.7%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (9.5% Kansas | 12.0% National)
9.5%
12%
High school (26.2% Kansas | 27.1% National)
26.2%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (31.9% Kansas | 28.9% National)
31.9%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (32.3% Kansas | 32.0% National)
32.3%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations of Kansas

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Kansas Legal Services (KLS) asks for your views on what you see as the most important legal needs of the low income population in Kansas at this point in time. Please respond to this survey by October 31.

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Registration is now open for the next KANSASWORKS Virtual Job Fair on October 27 to 29. Job seekers will have the opportunity to live chat with employers as the employer schedule allows via computer or phone!

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The Wyandotte County Workforce Center is closed today due to a power outage. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Staff and remote services will still be available - please call (877) 509-6757 for assistance or visit https://t.co/mn7h34WXT1 to chat online. https://t.co/FahIMSE7wp
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Area V - Southeast KANSASWORKS


Southeast KANSASWORKS is currently accepting resumes for a Registered Apprenticeship Program Specialist in Emporia! Interested applicants email resume/cover letter to astrawder @sekworks.org For a full job description at https://t.co/URRnv5W9dC. https://t.co/dNpdmAkhos SEKWORKS photo

Want to visit about careers in Southeast Kansas? Reach out to one of our professionals- we are ready to help! #jobsearch #careers #sekworks

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