Pull Factor Analysis

Liberal, Kansas has a City Trade Pull Factor of 1.23. This is figured by dividing statewide per capita sales tax by city per capita sales tax. A pull factor greater than one indicates local businesses are pulling in trade from out of town rather than losing it to other towns.

Liberal, Kansas Pull Factor

Year Sales Tax Collections Per Capita Pull Factor Trade Area Capture % County Sales
2005 $14,835,885 $742 1.15 22,917 93.5
2006 $16,194,337 $808 1.21 24,197 92.1
2007 $17,202,276 $853 1.24 25,009 91.0
2008 $18,315,936 $920 1.28 25,421 92.1
2009 $17,292,127 $871 1.24 24,710 93.0
2010 $16,115,055 $815 1.24 24,517 93.1
2011 $20,143,669 $981 1.23 25,230 92.7
2012 $21,644,580 $1,038 1.23 25,758 92.4
2013 $22,259,769 $1,055 1.23 25,984 92.4

 

Source: Kansas Department of Revenue