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Kingman County

Located west of Wichita, Kingman County is a predominantly rural community with a diverse economy that features manufacturing, construction and oil and gas. The city of Kingman is experiencing a wave of progress with a beautiful downtown district featuring historic buildings coming back to life with new and exciting shopping and dining experiences. Having recently completed a comprehensive development plan for the next 20 years, Kingman has set goals and objectives for its continued vitality. Along with those plans is a new park master plan to further enhance and expand the quality of life that Kingman can provide.

The county encompasses 864 square miles and at its heart is the huge Byron Walker game preserve and public hunting area. Constructed in 1962, Cheney Lake Reservoir serves as the key water supply and flood control for Kingman County.

County Data

Population

7,152

Land area

863

Average population density

8

Median age

45.5

High School Graduate or Higher

91.7%

Some College, No Degree

24.9%

Associate Degree

10.4%

Bachelor Degree or Higher

31.5%

Average 1-Way commute to work (min)

23.5

Civilian labor force

3,434

Unemployment rate

3.2%

Unemployment

109

Number of business establishments

240

Employees

2,354

Average annual pay

$35,112

Median household income

$58,483

Sources: 2019 Population Estimates for the 10-County Region; 2010 Census; American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 2014-2018; Bureau of Labor Statistics - Local Area Unemployment Statistics; Bureau of Labor Statistics - Quarterly Census of Wages 2018 Average

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