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 40,383 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hutchinson who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), sales jobs (9.45%), and management occupations (7.68%).

One of the benefits of Hutchinson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.55 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 population of Hutchinson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Hutchinson, 21.18% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hutchinson in 2018 was $26,472, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,888 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 12.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hutchinson include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.

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