Hutchinson, KS


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Hutchinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 41,569 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Hutchinson is the 11th largest community in Kansas.

Hutchinson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.94%), sales jobs (9.02%), and management occupations (6.79%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hutchinson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.50 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Hutchinson who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.55% of the adults in Hutchinson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hutchinson in 2010 was $22,451, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,804 for a family of four. However, Hutchinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 11.36% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hutchinson include Irish, English, French , and Swedish.

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