June 22, 2024

Dodge City: The Challenge of Sustaining Economic Success

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Policom ranked Dodge City’s economy 21st nationally out of 536 micropolitan communities with sizes from 10-to-50 thousand. Thursday the chamber luncheon hosted the man behind the survey.


Policom President William Fruth on what goes into his ranking.

 Fruth says despite the positive numbers there is one area of concern.

One aspect that is helping Dodge City has been expanding its manufacturing base which has kept wages high. Fruth believes high wages is one of the leading indicators of a sound economy.

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