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%).

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 16.55 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Hutchinson citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.18% of adults in Hutchinson 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.