HPPR Economy and Enterprise
7:27 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Rural Kansas Counties Buck Traditional Employment Trends

Credit ezilon

Typically, cities fuel job growth, but a recent article in the Wichita Eagle reveals urban employment levels in Kansas are level, while rural areas are experiencing growth.   Much of the rural improvements can be attributed to increased oil drilling, oil services, overall farming wealth increase, and government transfers like Medicare. 

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