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.

Unlike some cities, Hutchinson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hutchinson are a mix 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 (15.83%), sales jobs (9.41%), and management occupations (5.82%).

One of the benefits of Hutchinson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.32 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

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. 19.83% of adults 25 and older in Hutchinson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hutchinson in 2010 was $22,475, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,900 for a family of four. However, Hutchinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hutchinson is a somewhat 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 11.87% 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.