November 17, 2021

Pittsburg’s economy makes progress recovering from pandemic

PITTSBURG, Ks. – Pittsburg City Manager Daron Hall says there are many indicators that the city’s economy is recovering from the pandemic, but the most tangible one might be Pittsburg’s tax revenue when compared to a year ago.

“We just got the latest (numbers) and they’re actually about 13% now for the year, so they’re way up which is obviously a good problem to have if you’re in the business of running a city,” said Hall.

Hall also says the city’s numerous job offerings and strong economy are bringing more people to town.

“The unemployment (rate) is about 3.1 or 3.2% which is really full employment for a community our size….

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