An interactive table and charts of populations in the states and regions, starting in 1929. How have the states grown in population since 1929? Growth…
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Kansas personal income tax collections rose by $372 per person in 2018, an increase of 46.5 percent.
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For the Wichita metropolitan area in April 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small declines in labor force and jobs from March.
The City of Wichita lost 1,052 in population from 2017 to 2018, a decline of 0.27 percent.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, Sedgwick County continued strong job growth.
Employment in Kansas continues to grow in April 2019, but continues a trend of slower growth than the nation. The labor force is smaller.
Among the nation's 383 metropolitan areas, Wichita ranked 347th for personal income growth.
For 2017, just four states had less growth in personal income than Kansas.
A truthful accounting of the finances of Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita shows a large loss. Despite hosting the NCAA basketball tournament, the arena's "net income" fell.
We should be wary of government planning in general. But when those who have been managing and planning the foundering Wichita-area economy want to step up their management of resources, we risk compounding our problems.
An interactive visualization of GDP by state and industry, updated with annual data through 2018.
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell's State of the City video relies on flimsy evidence and plucks scant good news from a sea of bad. This is a problem.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, the Kansas economy grew at the annual rate of 0.9 percent, down from 1.2 percent the previous quarter.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in March 2019, jobs are up, the labor force is up, and the unemployment rate is unchanged when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows a small decline in jobs from February.
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell's State of the City video doesn't seem to be based on reality.
An interactive visualization of the civilian labor force, employment, and unemployment, for each state. Updated through March 2019.
Employment in Kansas continues to mostly grow in March 2019, but continues a trend of slower growth than the nation.
Wichita leaders want to diversify the area economy. Has there been progress?