Using statistics from the Internal Revenue Service, Kansas Policy Institute has found that Sedgwick County is losing people and income to other states.
The data is based on IRS migration data, which tracks when taxpayers change addresses.
From 2005 to 2010, Sedgwick County lost 1,547 exemptions to other states. Exemptions are a surrogate for the number of people.
For the same period, Sedgwick County lost $163 million of income (adjusted gross income) earned by people who moved to other states.