Kansas Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Johnson County Kansas, 23,150
County with the Most Employees: Johnson County Kansas, 312,166
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Coffey County Kansas, $1,307
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Linn County Kansas, 8.6%



Allen County Kansas

Total Businesses3280.4% of state total
Total Employment3,9680.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69776.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4914.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,76144.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places226.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2937.4% of county employees



Anderson County Kansas

Total Businesses1890.2% of state total
Total Employment1,4890.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70176.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3116.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade35523.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places115.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1087.3% of county employees



Atchison County Kansas

Total Businesses3460.4% of state total
Total Employment4,6040.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80888.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction4613.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing99921.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places246.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4078.8% of county employees



Barber County Kansas

Total Businesses1810.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0300.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69075.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Mining and oil extraction2916.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade20019.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining2312.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1019.8% of county employees



Barton County Kansas

Total Businesses9051.1% of state total
Total Employment10,1110.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72179.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12113.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,55715.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places455.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7097.0% of county employees



Bourbon County Kansas

Total Businesses3290.4% of state total
Total Employment5,1490.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65772.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4714.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,51229.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places226.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Printing4478.7% of county employees



Brown County Kansas

Total Businesses2830.3% of state total
Total Employment3,5820.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$81989.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3813.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,20333.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places165.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1895.3% of county employees



Butler County Kansas

Total Businesses1,3131.6% of state total
Total Employment13,0831.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74381.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction18814.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,76021.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places836.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,61312.3% of county employees



Chase County Kansas

Total Businesses660.1% of state total
Total Employment6700.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69376.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1015.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing17726.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots710.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places304.5% of county employees



Chautauqua County Kansas

Total Businesses760.1% of state total
Total Employment4850.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$56562.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Mining and oil extraction1317.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare14129.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Crude petroleum extraction79.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places336.8% of county employees



Cherokee County Kansas

Total Businesses3550.4% of state total
Total Employment4,4810.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77685.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4813.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,47032.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places267.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3718.3% of county employees



Cheyenne County Kansas

Total Businesses1070.1% of state total
Total Employment6510.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63469.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1514.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare18828.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places87.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking182.8% of county employees



Clark County Kansas

Total Businesses610.1% of state total
Total Employment3300.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78586.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry914.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry8626.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots813.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots5817.6% of county employees



Clay County Kansas

Total Businesses2430.3% of state total
Total Employment2,0060.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57162.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3213.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade38319.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages93.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1165.8% of county employees



Cloud County Kansas

Total Businesses2700.3% of state total
Total Employment2,3610.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54559.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4215.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade45519.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places197.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing1908.0% of county employees



Coffey County Kansas

Total Businesses2360.3% of state total
Total Employment2,5590.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,307143.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4117.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade36714.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places104.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1034.0% of county employees



Comanche County Kansas

Total Businesses740.1% of state total
Total Employment3890.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51156.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1216.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade7318.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining45.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Agricultural implement manufacturing297.5% of county employees



Cowley County Kansas

Total Businesses7230.9% of state total
Total Employment10,8921.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75783.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11115.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,85935.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places496.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9218.5% of county employees



Crawford County Kansas

Total Businesses8941.1% of state total
Total Employment12,9411.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64570.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15016.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,64920.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places657.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,45011.2% of county employees



Decatur County Kansas

Total Businesses1070.1% of state total
Total Employment6920.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55360.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1715.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare17124.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots87.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places405.8% of county employees



Dickinson County Kansas

Total Businesses4510.5% of state total
Total Employment4,6620.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63870.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7015.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,55233.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places265.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3948.5% of county employees



Doniphan County Kansas

Total Businesses1680.2% of state total
Total Employment1,3190.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74081.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2112.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing39029.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming84.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places433.3% of county employees



Douglas County Kansas

Total Businesses2,9313.5% of state total
Total Employment36,9113.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64670.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services43114.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services6,90318.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2287.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5,12313.9% of county employees



Edwards County Kansas

Total Businesses1070.1% of state total
Total Employment7120.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73280.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1917.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare13919.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Farm supplies merchant wholesalers76.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers649.0% of county employees



Elk County Kansas

Total Businesses680.1% of state total
Total Employment2940.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$44048.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1116.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade5518.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining811.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3712.6% of county employees



Ellis County Kansas

Total Businesses1,0681.3% of state total
Total Employment12,2231.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69276.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade18116.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,01624.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining585.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,1879.7% of county employees



Ellsworth County Kansas

Total Businesses1460.2% of state total
Total Employment1,3440.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66773.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2315.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing26119.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places117.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking926.8% of county employees



Finney County Kansas

Total Businesses1,0561.3% of state total
Total Employment15,8541.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76584.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15815.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,03725.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places585.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,2828.1% of county employees



Ford County Kansas

Total Businesses7880.9% of state total
Total Employment14,7961.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76383.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12215.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing6,14941.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places526.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8675.9% of county employees



Franklin County Kansas

Total Businesses5830.7% of state total
Total Employment7,4730.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71278.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8614.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing1,93725.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places315.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5407.2% of county employees



Geary County Kansas

Total Businesses6450.8% of state total
Total Employment7,3040.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58764.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8813.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,30617.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places467.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places89212.2% of county employees



Gove County Kansas

Total Businesses1310.2% of state total
Total Employment8030.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65371.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1914.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade18422.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other specialized trucking local96.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots607.5% of county employees



Graham County Kansas

Total Businesses940.1% of state total
Total Employment4870.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75382.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1718.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare9319.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining1111.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Wheat farming00.0% of county employees



Grant County Kansas

Total Businesses2220.3% of state total
Total Employment2,3320.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88897.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3013.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction29312.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places146.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2088.9% of county employees



Gray County Kansas

Total Businesses4250.5% of state total
Total Employment2,3450.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77885.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare16839.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry59125.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled14834.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production25210.7% of county employees



Greeley County Kansas

Total Businesses580.1% of state total
Total Employment3520.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65772.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1017.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade10630.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wheat farming35.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Insurance agencies and brokerages144.0% of county employees



Greenwood County Kansas

Total Businesses1770.2% of state total
Total Employment1,1320.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66172.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2413.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade17015.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining126.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining13011.5% of county employees



Hamilton County Kansas

Total Businesses780.1% of state total
Total Employment1,1200.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71378.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2228.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade1109.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots810.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production45840.9% of county employees



Harper County Kansas

Total Businesses1940.2% of state total
Total Employment1,3340.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69876.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3116.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing28921.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places157.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores544.0% of county employees



Harvey County Kansas

Total Businesses7170.9% of state total
Total Employment11,8791.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72779.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9613.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,73631.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places517.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Agricultural implement manufacturing1,93916.3% of county employees



Haskell County Kansas

Total Businesses1400.2% of state total
Total Employment1,2990.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82790.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4129.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry69553.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots128.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Corn farming393.0% of county employees



Hodgeman County Kansas

Total Businesses570.1% of state total
Total Employment2720.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65271.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1424.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry11341.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots814.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Wheat farming00.0% of county employees



Jackson County Kansas

Total Businesses2670.3% of state total
Total Employment2,1670.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59465.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5219.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade41819.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places207.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Site preparation contractors341.6% of county employees



Jefferson County Kansas

Total Businesses3190.4% of state total
Total Employment2,4460.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75582.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5717.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction50120.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wholesale trade agents and brokers196.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores1014.1% of county employees



Jewell County Kansas

Total Businesses750.1% of state total
Total Employment3920.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60166.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1418.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade7619.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers68.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places379.4% of county employees



Johnson County Kansas

Total Businesses23,15027.6% of state total
Total Employment312,16627.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,079118.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services4,48219.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare41,78213.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wholesale trade agents and brokers2,2179.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places23,7957.6% of county employees



Kearny County Kansas

Total Businesses1080.1% of state total
Total Employment6430.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74982.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3633.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12619.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wheat farming76.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores8012.4% of county employees



Kingman County Kansas

Total Businesses1910.2% of state total
Total Employment1,7670.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70277.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2714.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing36720.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places136.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1659.3% of county employees



Kiowa County Kansas

Total Businesses800.1% of state total
Total Employment8300.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71778.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1215.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction10312.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming67.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming242.9% of county employees



Labette County Kansas

Total Businesses4320.5% of state total
Total Employment6,3280.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68675.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8219.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,04832.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places347.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5027.9% of county employees



Lane County Kansas

Total Businesses690.1% of state total
Total Employment3690.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88296.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1927.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade10227.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming68.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots6216.8% of county employees



Leavenworth County Kansas

Total Businesses1,3311.6% of state total
Total Employment13,0641.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72679.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services19414.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,02215.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places836.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,51311.6% of county employees



Lincoln County Kansas

Total Businesses880.1% of state total
Total Employment5280.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61767.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1415.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade9818.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers55.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places346.4% of county employees



Linn County Kansas

Total Businesses2140.3% of state total
Total Employment1,3710.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,041114.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3516.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction28020.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Commercial banking83.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking564.1% of county employees



Logan County Kansas

Total Businesses1100.1% of state total
Total Employment5310.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65071.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1614.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12523.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places87.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8015.1% of county employees



Lyon County Kansas

Total Businesses7910.9% of state total
Total Employment11,3151.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62168.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade13617.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,19628.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places638.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,1189.9% of county employees



Marion County Kansas

Total Businesses2710.3% of state total
Total Employment2,6730.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77785.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3512.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing74227.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places197.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Continuing care assisted living facilities2027.6% of county employees



Marshall County Kansas

Total Businesses3270.4% of state total
Total Employment3,6220.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73280.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6018.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,12931.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages144.3% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters1664.6% of county employees



Mcpherson County Kansas

Total Businesses8511.0% of state total
Total Employment12,4681.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$85593.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction11813.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,41135.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places516.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7956.4% of county employees



Meade County Kansas

Total Businesses1250.1% of state total
Total Employment1,5260.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75282.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2116.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry33421.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots86.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers976.4% of county employees



Miami County Kansas

Total Businesses7390.9% of state total
Total Employment6,1460.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73080.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction13217.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,37122.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places425.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places67911.0% of county employees



Mitchell County Kansas

Total Businesses2390.3% of state total
Total Employment2,0840.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70076.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4217.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade38918.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places145.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Agricultural implement manufacturing1919.2% of county employees



Montgomery County Kansas

Total Businesses1,6712.0% of state total
Total Employment11,6731.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69376.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare95657.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,86524.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled89553.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8697.4% of county employees



Morris County Kansas

Total Businesses1260.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0160.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58263.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2116.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services14914.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1310.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots474.6% of county employees



Morton County Kansas

Total Businesses840.1% of state total
Total Employment4400.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74481.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Wholesale trade1113.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade7517.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled56.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Wheat farming122.7% of county employees



Nemaha County Kansas

Total Businesses3610.4% of state total
Total Employment4,5630.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71378.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5214.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,15225.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places174.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Animal food manufacturing50511.1% of county employees



Neosho County Kansas

Total Businesses4280.5% of state total
Total Employment4,3070.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65672.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7718.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,17627.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places184.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2796.5% of county employees



Ness County Kansas

Total Businesses1300.2% of state total
Total Employment6570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76784.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Mining and oil extraction2620.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction15824.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining2620.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining15824.0% of county employees



Norton County Kansas

Total Businesses1750.2% of state total
Total Employment1,6050.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70076.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2816.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare27717.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction84.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1459.0% of county employees



Osage County Kansas

Total Businesses2380.3% of state total
Total Employment1,6090.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55560.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4719.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade36822.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places125.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Continuing care assisted living facilities1479.1% of county employees



Osborne County Kansas

Total Businesses1470.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0800.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58864.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2919.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare21119.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining64.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Automotive mechanical and electrical repair40.4% of county employees



Ottawa County Kansas

Total Businesses1440.2% of state total
Total Employment7980.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59765.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1711.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare19924.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places85.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places567.0% of county employees



Pawnee County Kansas

Total Businesses1670.2% of state total
Total Employment1,2720.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67674.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2313.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare27121.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots95.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots1249.7% of county employees



Phillips County Kansas

Total Businesses2150.3% of state total
Total Employment1,5440.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76984.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Other services2813.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing25216.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places125.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1056.8% of county employees



Pottawatomie County Kansas

Total Businesses5930.7% of state total
Total Employment8,2320.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78886.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction10016.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,12025.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places284.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Electronic shopping and mail-order houses4135.0% of county employees



Pratt County Kansas

Total Businesses3340.4% of state total
Total Employment3,3950.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74882.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4312.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade69020.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining309.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3229.5% of county employees



Rawlins County Kansas

Total Businesses1020.1% of state total
Total Employment5850.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71678.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1312.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade10117.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled65.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Wheat farming101.7% of county employees



Reno County Kansas

Total Businesses1,5431.8% of state total
Total Employment21,4901.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72379.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade20313.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,79017.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1016.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,17710.1% of county employees



Republic County Kansas

Total Businesses1840.2% of state total
Total Employment1,4800.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58063.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3116.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21114.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places63.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers463.1% of county employees



Rice County Kansas

Total Businesses2640.3% of state total
Total Employment2,9370.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78586.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3513.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing44915.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places155.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2167.4% of county employees



Riley County Kansas

Total Businesses1,6151.9% of state total
Total Employment20,2471.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62468.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade20712.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services4,08620.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1217.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,16915.7% of county employees



Rooks County Kansas

Total Businesses1650.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0760.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67273.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2615.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade20519.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining159.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining787.2% of county employees



Rush County Kansas

Total Businesses830.1% of state total
Total Employment6850.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68575.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Finance and insurance1012.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing21731.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places67.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking local304.4% of county employees



Russell County Kansas

Total Businesses2580.3% of state total
Total Employment1,9440.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70577.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Mining and oil extraction3915.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing31716.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining259.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1457.5% of county employees



Saline County Kansas

Total Businesses1,4491.7% of state total
Total Employment26,0362.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73380.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade22415.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,97623.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places916.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,1808.4% of county employees



Scott County Kansas

Total Businesses2320.3% of state total
Total Employment1,9000.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73981.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate1.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry5322.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry50226.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots198.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1487.8% of county employees



Sedgwick County Kansas

Total Businesses12,36414.7% of state total
Total Employment218,19419.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$89398.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,56512.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing44,52220.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places8907.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Aerospace product and parts manufacturing26,36912.1% of county employees



Seward County Kansas

Total Businesses5580.7% of state total
Total Employment8,4740.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73981.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9817.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,31715.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places335.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6157.3% of county employees



Shawnee County Kansas

Total Businesses4,9125.9% of state total
Total Employment75,4896.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$84893.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare79416.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare16,20421.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3857.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,0468.0% of county employees



Sheridan County Kansas

Total Businesses1100.1% of state total
Total Employment5270.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78986.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2018.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry10920.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots87.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots7213.7% of county employees



Sherman County Kansas

Total Businesses2300.3% of state total
Total Employment1,6690.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61667.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3314.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade37922.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places167.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking824.9% of county employees



Smith County Kansas

Total Businesses1340.2% of state total
Total Employment8920.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60065.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2115.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare22725.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages86.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm and garden equip. merchant wholesalers879.8% of county employees



Stafford County Kansas

Total Businesses1220.1% of state total
Total Employment6640.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68775.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2419.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry14421.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming86.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking456.8% of county employees



Stanton County Kansas

Total Businesses820.1% of state total
Total Employment4740.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76083.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2732.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade18038.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wheat farming89.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Wheat farming337.0% of county employees



Stevens County Kansas

Total Businesses1730.2% of state total
Total Employment1,0790.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71678.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3520.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing11810.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places95.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm and garden equip. merchant wholesalers423.9% of county employees



Sumner County Kansas

Total Businesses4610.5% of state total
Total Employment4,8950.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68675.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6113.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing97920.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places316.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Aerospace product and parts manufacturing3777.7% of county employees



Thomas County Kansas

Total Businesses3530.4% of state total
Total Employment3,1690.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73480.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5515.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade65820.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places164.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers1374.3% of county employees



Trego County Kansas

Total Businesses1100.1% of state total
Total Employment7460.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68074.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2119.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade8711.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places87.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels304.0% of county employees



Wabaunsee County Kansas

Total Businesses1320.2% of state total
Total Employment8610.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66973.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2619.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction15217.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places75.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places465.3% of county employees



Wallace County Kansas

Total Businesses740.1% of state total
Total Employment3260.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71378.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1723.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry8225.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wheat farming79.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming319.5% of county employees



Washington County Kansas

Total Businesses2100.3% of state total
Total Employment1,3020.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54960.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3014.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing18013.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places136.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1289.8% of county employees



Wichita County Kansas

Total Businesses990.1% of state total
Total Employment4720.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76884.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2222.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade7515.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots88.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming163.4% of county employees



Wilson County Kansas

Total Businesses2180.3% of state total
Total Employment2,6420.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78085.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3415.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,19045.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places136.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores823.1% of county employees



Woodson County Kansas

Total Businesses810.1% of state total
Total Employment4280.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54059.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Mining and oil extraction1721.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade7918.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Crude petroleum extraction1113.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5913.8% of county employees



Wyandotte County Kansas

Total Businesses3,3884.0% of state total
Total Employment75,9006.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$933102.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade48314.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare15,56920.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2026.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,2405.6% of county employees






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.