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Wichita

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Wichita Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Kansas – Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wichita — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021

Wichita, KS Economy at a Glance:

Wichita, KS
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

320.8 318.7 320.2 323.0 (p)323.5  

Employment(1)

303.8 303.3 303.7 304.1 (p)303.4  

Unemployment(1)

17.0 15.4 16.4 18.9 (p)20.1  

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.3 4.8 5.1 5.9 (p)6.2  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

287.9 287.2 290.8 291.8 283.8 (p)287.8

12-month % change

-6.0 7.7 5.7 6.4 1.7 (p)1.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

16.8 16.9 17.2 17.9 17.4 (p)16.4

12-month % change

-1.2 3.7 1.8 2.3 0.6 (p)-4.7

Manufacturing(3)

44.7 44.2 44.6 45.7 46.1 (p)45.7

12-month % change

-16.0 4.2 1.8 15.1 2.7 (p)-0.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

48.1 47.8 48.2 48.2 48.0 (p)48.6

12-month % change

-4.2 6.7 3.9 1.5 0.2 (p)0.6

Information(3)

3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 (p)3.6

12-month % change

-7.7 8.8 8.8 5.9 5.9 (p)5.9

Financial Activities(3)

11.6 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.8 (p)11.8

12-month % change

-3.3 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

34.0 33.5 34.0 34.2 33.4 (p)33.7

12-month % change

-3.7 2.4 3.7 3.3 -0.9 (p)-0.9

Education and Health Services(3)

47.6 46.9 47.3 46.7 46.7 (p)46.5

12-month % change

-0.8 4.5 3.5 1.1 1.5 (p)0.4

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

29.7 30.4 31.7 32.9 32.3 (p)32.5

12-month % change

-8.0 58.3 31.5 16.7 10.2 (p)11.7

Other Services(3)

10.2 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.4 (p)10.4

12-month % change

-3.8 15.7 9.5 3.0 1.0 (p)1.0

Government(3)

41.6 41.8 42.0 40.4 34.1 (p)38.6

12-month % change

-4.8 -1.6 2.9 9.8 -0.9 (p)2.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary