After a trend of decline, coincident and leading economic indicators for Kansas are improving.
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For the Wichita metropolitan area in May 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is up, the unemployment rate is unchanged, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows declines in labor force and jobs from April.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Mike Kuckelman, who is chair of the Kansas Republican Party. This audio presentation was recorded on June 28, 2019.
The City of Wichita has made an application to the federal government for funding for a new transit center.
It is unfortunate that Wichita city and metro populations are falling. It is unimaginable that our city's top leader is not aware of the latest population trends.
For the first quarter of 2019, the rate of personal income growth in Kansas was less than the national rate, although better than the Plains states.
The Wichita City Council plans to use the consent agenda to vote on an item containing confusing language.
How does the Wichita airport compare to others?
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Todd Johnson, president of the Wichita Metro Crime Commission. This audio presentation was recorded on June 21, 2019.
Employment in Kansas grew in May 2019, but continued a trend of slower growth than the nation. The labor force is smaller.
Airport traffic data presented in an interactive visualization, updated through 2018.
New research provides insight into the Wichita metropolitan area economy and dynamism.
A visualization of the population of metropolitan statistical areas, now with annual data from 1969 through 2018.
Traffic is rising at the Wichita airport. How does it compare to others?
An interactive table and charts of populations in the states and regions, from 1929 through 2018.