Kansas City Economy Stays Winning 2023?!?

As always, we're skeptical about most economic data . . .

Still, these numbers might earn celebration by politicos who really didn't help or hurt the stats one way or another . . . 


"According to a Kansas City Business Journal analysis of data released this month by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Kansas City metro ranks 15th in the nation for growth in real GDP among the 50 most populous metros.

"The region's economy climbed 3.02%, or about $4.28 billion, in 2022. It was just ahead of Atlanta and San Diego, California, (2.91%) and behind Hartford, Connecticut (3.14%). The only metro in the Midwest to grow at a faster clip than Kansas City was Indianapolis (3.31%)."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Kansas City ranks as second fastest-growing large economy in the Midwest, GDP data shows - Kansas City Business Journal

An analysis of the most recent federal data available puts the Kansas City metro in an elite group of large economies outgrowing their peers. Also included with this report is KCBJ's latest List of the largest private-sector employers in the area.