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

2014        $23,009,432                        $1,098                1.26                      26,466                             93.2

2015        $22,829,943                        $1,087                1.24                      26,039                             93.1

 

 

Source: Kansas Department of Revenue