About Topeka

Population:
178,406 (Shawnee County)
233,647 (Topeka MSA*)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2014 American Community Survey 1 Year Estimates

Civilian Labor Force:
91,888 (Shawnee County)
121,407 (Topeka MSA*)

Source: Kansas Department of Labor in conjunction with U.S. Department of Labor

Topeka, KS MSA Gross Domestic Product (millions of current dollars, 2014)
All industry total: 9,940
Private industries: 8025
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting: Not disclosed
Mining: 92
Construction: Not Disclosed
Manufacturing: 774
Durable goods: Not disclosed
Non-durable goods: Not disclosed
Wholesale trade: Not Disclosed
Retail trade: 599
Transportation and warehousing, excluding Postal Service: Not Disclosed
Information: 191
Finance and insurance: Not Disclosed
Real estate and rental and leasing: 733
Professional and technical services: 898
Management of companies and enterprises: Not Disclosed
Administrative and waste services: 261
Educational services: 1108
Health care and social assistance: 1088
Arts, entertainment, and recreation: 263
Other services, except government: Not Disclosed
Government: 1,915
*Information not disclosed in GDP not shown in order to avoid the disclosure of confidential information; estimates are included in higher level totals. Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept of Commerce Transport & Logistics:

Transport & Logistics:
Interstates (I-70 & I-335, Kansas Turnpike)
US Highways (US-75, US-24, US-40)
Airports (Topeka Regional Airport & Billard Airport)
Railways (BNSF & Union Pacific)

*Topeka MSA includes a 5-county area of Shawnee, Jefferson, Jackson, Osage and Wabaunsee counties.