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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Area 2 – Heartland Works Workforce Development Board

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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

Latest Social Media Updates

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VSE Corporation in Independence is #hiring a Inventory Associate.
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Conco Construction in Wichita is #hiring a Director of Business Development.
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Don't forget to check out today's @KWCH12 Job of the Day!
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Land yourself a new career at the @KWCH12 Job of the Day!
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Start your search now!
As of this morning, there were 49,938 job openings available at https://t.co/c3ah5oFgO6
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Area V - Southeast KANSASWORKS


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