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Expand or Relocate to Kansas

Kansas Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Kansas

KS business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Kansas


Total Labor Force

Unemployment Rate

# Manufacturers

Manufacturing Jobs

Right to Work

Unemp. Insurance Tax

Manufacturing stats updated on 3/6/2018. All other data updated on 11/13/2017. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
Corporate Income Tax

Sales Tax
6.15%. Exemptions include: Manufacturing machinery and equipment.

Property Tax
Property is assessed by county appraisers and collected at the county level.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
20% Transportation equipment
18% Food and kindred products
14% Industrial machinery and equipment
8% Fabricated metal products
6% Chemicals and allied products

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (Wichita) - 10,600
Textron Aviation, Inc. (Wichita) - 5,580
Textron Aviation (Wichita) - 3,500
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. (Holcomb) - 3,100
Garmin International, Inc. (Olathe) - 3,000
National Beef Packing Co., LLC (Liberal) - 3,000
National Beef Packing Co., LLC (Dodge City) - 3,000
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Sedgwick - 58,430
Johnson - 42,533
Wyandotte - 15,639
Shawnee - 9,058
Saline - 6,961

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Wichita - 55,866
Lenexa - 14,872
Kansas City - 14,410
Olathe - 11,168
Topeka - 8,865

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Work Opportunity Tax Credit
• Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development Funds
• Certified Development Companies
• Energy Incentives
• High Performance Incentive Program (HPIP)
• Investments in Major Projects and Comprehensive Training (IMPACT)
• Kansas Economic Opportunity Initiatives Fund (KEOIF)
• Kansas Enterprise Zones
• Promoting Employment Across Kansas (PEAK) Program
• Kansas Industrial Training (KIT))
• Kansas Industrial Retraining (KIR)
• Private Activity Bonds
• Property Tax Abatement Assistance
• STAR Bonds
• State Small Business Credit Initiative
• Income Tax Exemption for LLCs, SubChapter S Corps, LLPs, Partnership and Sole Proprietorships
• Personal Property Tax Exemption
• Sales Tax Exemption
• Inventory Tax Exemption
• Machinery and Equipment Expense Deduction
• Rural Opportunity Zones
• Research and Development Tax Credit

Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations & businesses available to assist with your relocation to or from Kansas

Topeka, KS
Striving to recruit new business & help companies expand in Kansas
Olathe, KS
Olathe Chamber of Commerce
Russell, KS
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