Hutchinson, KS

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Living in Hutchinson

Hutchinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 40,006 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Hutchinson is the 11th largest community in Kansas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hutchinson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hutchinson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hutchinson who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (9.51%), and management occupations (7.74%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.17 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Hutchinson citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.03% of adults 25 and older in Hutchinson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hutchinson in 2018 was $27,049, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,196 for a family of four. However, Hutchinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hutchinson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hutchinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hutchinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hutchinson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hutchinson include German, Irish, English, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Hutchinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.