Employment & Economic Stats.

Below you will find a snap shot of statistical information about Cowley County.  If you are in search and certain information not found on our site, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
Cowley County Profile
Under the KU Entrepreneurship Works for Kansas Initiative, IPSR produces summary reports (formerly known as KCCED County Profiles) containing population, socio-economic, and employment data for each Kansas county.  To access profiles for any county including Cowley County visit: http://www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/kcced/profiles/.

Kansas Statistical Abstract-46th Edition Online
The Institute for Policy & Social Research (IPSR) at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce that the 46th Edition of the Kansas Statistical Abstract (KSA) is now available.  The abstract is available EXCLUSIVELY online as a PDF file with individual pages available in Microsoft Excel and PDF. For more information and access to the data, please visit http://www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/ksah/.

Employment data comes from the Kansas Department of Labor

2020 Regional Unemployment Percentages

County J F M A M J J A S O N D
Butler 3.6 3.4 3.0 14.5 11.0
Chautauqua 3.6 3.4 3.1 9.6 8.8
Cowley 3.6 3.5 3.1 14.0 10.6
Elk 3.2 3.1 2.7 9.2 7.0
Greenwood 3.7 3.8 3.2 9.1 7.7
Sedgwick 3.8 4.0 3.3 18.7 14.7
Sumner 3.4 3.6 3.3 17.5 13.0
State of Kansas 3.1 3.1 2.8 11.9 10.0

2019 Regional Unemployment Percentages

County J F M A M J J A S O N D
Sumner  4.1 3.9 3.9 3.3 3.5 3.7  4.0 3.7 3.1 2.9  3.0  2.9
State of Kansas  3.4 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5  3.4  3.3  3.2  3.2 3.1  3.1  3.2
Sedgwick  4.2 4.0 4.0 3.4 3.6 3.6  4.1 3.8 3.2 3.2  3.2  3.3
Greenwood  3.9 3.7 3.4 2.9 3.3 3.4  4.3 3.9 2.8 2.6  2.8  3.1
Elk  4.2 4.1 4.3 3.5 3.6 4.1  5.3 4.7 3.7 3.6  3.2  2.7
Cowley  3.8 3.5 3.6 3.2 3.3 3.4  4.3 3.7 2.9 3.1  3.2  3.2
Chautauqua  4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.5  4.5 4.7 3.4 3.5  3.7  3.4
Butler  3.8 3.7 3.6 3.1 3.3  3.5  3.9  3.6  2.9  3.0  3.0  3.1

Current Sales Tax Rate

State of Kansas – 6.5%
Cowley County – 6.5%

Arkansas City – 8.5%
Burden – 7.50%

Udall – 7.50%
Winfield – 7.90%

Local Sales Tax Distribution

2020

Cowley Arkansas City Winfield Burden Udall
January 0 295,852 250,045 1,955 2,735
February 0 323,353 289,519 2,463 5,741
March 0 285,677 223,246 1,663 2,962
April 0 253,896 253,845 1,830 4,585
May 0 295,695 259,186 2,301 4,730
June 0 308,680 266,457 2,092 9,540
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2019

Cowley Arkansas City Winfield
January 0 344,302 169,643
February 0 383,227 200,400
March 0 242,275 160,047
April 0 247,749 161,192
May 0 292,426 184,315
June 0 265,402 171,224
July 0 284,476 179,753
August 0 289,709 174,549
September 0 326,952 189,500
October 0 309,050 185,327
November 0 286,324 199,220
December 0 297,383 244,146
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