In an index ranking counties in talent attraction, Sedgwick County has not performed well.
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Wichita personal income grew at a faster rate in 2018.
An interactive visualization of state Gross Domestic Product by industry, reported quarterly. The Bureau of Economic Analysis is an agency of the United States Department…
The unemployment rate for Wichita and the nation is nearly equal over the last eight years. Job growth for Wichita, however, has been much slower than the nation, and the labor force for Wichita is actually smaller than in January 2011. This is what has led to a low unemployment rate in Wichita: Slow job growth paired with a declining labor force.
Given recent data and the CEDBR forecasts, Wichita's momentum is a slowly growing economy, with the rate of growth declining.
An interactive visualization of Wichita-area employment by industry.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Michael Monteferrante. He is President and CEO of Envision, Inc. and Chairman of the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on September 6, 2019.
A visualization of employment, labor force, and unemployment rate for metropolitan areas, now with data through May 2019.
The City of Wichita lost 1,052 in population from 2017 to 2018, a decline of 0.27 percent.
Among the nation's 383 metropolitan areas, Wichita ranked 347th for personal income growth.
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.
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell's State of the City video doesn't seem to be based on reality.
The population of the Wichita MSA fell from 2017 to 2018, and net domestic migration continues at a high level.
Wichita city leaders will latch onto any good news, no matter from how flimsy the source. But they ignore the news they don't like, even though it may come from the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Wichita city officials promote an article that presents an unrealistic portrayal of the local economy.
Data from the United States Census Bureau shows that the Wichita metropolitan area has lost many people to domestic migration, and the situation is not improving.
Jobs are forecasted to grow in Wichita in 2019, but the forecasted rate is low.
Census data show Sedgwick County continues to fall behind the nation in two key measures.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in October 2018, jobs are up, the labor force is up, and the unemployment rate is down, compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows a slowdown in the rate of job growth.