In an index ranking counties in talent attraction, Sedgwick County has not performed well, although there is some improvement.
Lightcast, a labor market advisor, has released its 2022 talent attraction scorecard. Data considered by the index includes net migration, overall job growth, skilled job growth, educational attainment, regional competitiveness, and annual openings per capita. These are weighted equally.
Among the 609 largest counties, Sedgwick County ranked 540, 543, 537, 517, 332, and 348 from 2017 to 2022.
The interactive map and more information may be found at 2022 Talent Attraction Scorecard.