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

2022 Regional Unemployment Percentages

County J F M A M J J A S O N D
Butler 2.8 2.9 3.0 2.2 2.5 2.9 3.5 3.2
Chautauqua 2.4 2.9 2.9 2.4 2.8 3.3 4.0 3.5
Cowley 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.3 2.7 3.2 3.9 3.4
Elk 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.9 2.3 2.5 3.8 3.2
Greenwood 2.5 2.7 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.5 3.2 2.9
Sedgwick 3.6 3.6 3.8 2.7 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.6
Sumner 3.1 3.2 3.3 2.5 2.9 3.2 3.8 3.5
State of Kansas 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5

2021 Regional Unemployment Percentages

County J F M A M J J A S O N D
Butler 5.9 5.0 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.7 5.0 4.3 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.5
Chautauqua 5.2 5.8 4.6 4.6 4.4 5.0 5.8 5.0 4.2 4.0 2.9 2.3
Cowley 4.6 4.7 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.9 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.4
Elk 3.5 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.1 5.3 4.0 3.2 3.1 2.1 2.1
Greenwood 4.5 4.2 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.8 4.2 3.8 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.0
Sedgwick 7.0 6.8 5.2 5.2 5.4 3.1 6.5 5.5 4.9 4.7 3.8 3.2
Sumner 6.0 6.4 4.6 4.6 4.7 5.5 6.0 5.0 4.2 4.1 3.2 2.8
State of Kansas 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.3

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

2022

Cowley Arkansas City Winfield Burden Udall
January 0 288,974 268,774 2,041 5,384
February 0 350,399 308,044 2,215 5,882
March 0 304,339 266,404 2,271 5,188
April 0 278,266 256,521 2,340 4,746
May 0 341,469 293,941 2,860 6,146
June 0 296,651 290,822 3,152 5,801
July 0 319,013 281,369 2,367 5,108
August 0 328,490 310,161 2,499 6,621
September 0
October 0
November 0
December 0

2021

Cowley Arkansas City Winfield
January 0 284,245 255,173
February 0 332,682 307,484
March 0 302,879 268,704
April 0 269,408 253,744
May 0 324,174 303,838
June 0 317,519 288,844
July 0 319,013 281,370
August 0 296,346 267,777
September 0 309,444 278,506
October 0 311,476 284,186
November 0 311,476 284,186
December 0 337,202 315,406
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