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Topeka Jobs Overview

3,814
Job Openings
3.7%
Unemployment Rate
$42,100
Median Base Salary
127k
Population

Topeka has the 168th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Topeka area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Topeka has the 196th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Topeka is below average at $42,100, and the median cost of a home in Topeka is $95,400, which is below the national average. 27% of workers in Topeka hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Topeka. 82% of Topeka workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Topeka spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Topeka Workforce Center

1430 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
785-235-5627