Services Gap Analysis
Professional and business services are an integral part of the modern economy. CEDBR has conducted a service gap analysis for every county in Kansas, comparing the sales and employment of the professional, scientific, technical, and other services sectors in each county to their peer counties in Kansas.
- The Kansas counties with the highest ratios of total services sales to their peers were Marshall County and Osborne County.
- The counties with the lowest ratios were Leavenworth County and McPherson County.
Read the Services Analysis Summary.
Retail Gap Analysis
Retail sales are an important part of the local economies of every county throughout Kansas. CEDBR has conducted a retail gap analysis for every county in Kansas, comparing the retail sales and employment in each county to their peer counties in Kansas.
- 24 Kansas counties had retail sales between 75 and 100 percent of the average level of their peers, and 16 Kansas counties had retail sales between 100 and 125 percent of the average level of their peers.