Target Industries



As the regional hub for Reno County, Hutchinson is the ideal location for healthcare providers to base their operations. Businesses located here, have the opportunity to attract patients from Hutchinson and the entire South Central Kansas region. Competitive pay rates, along with Reno County’s positive healthcare growth and business friendly climate makes the region a good option for healthcare related services.

Healthcare Fact Sheet



With a highly-skilled workforce and technical training offered at Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson is an ideal location for advanced manufacturing companies and those looking to produce quality products in the USA. We are primed for growth in this sector with over five times more people in Reno County are employed in manufacturing than agriculture. Hutchinson’s industry has a solid foundation in manufacturing clusters which includes machinery, equipment and wood and metal products for machinery. Machinery is growing and is the most highly concentrated sector in Hutchinson.

Manufacturing Fact Sheet



Hutchinson is a destination in South Central Kansas for those looking to have a good time. People come from throughout the region to catch a game, visit a museum or nature center, golf, shop, dine, or take a short vacation. This makes Hutchinson an ideal location for anyone in the retail sector. In addition to serving a regional population of 85,000, retailers can market to the tourists who regularly frequent our great community. Retail trade in Hutchinson Hutchinson has more than 3,826 retail employees and a net surplus of retail sales.

Retail Fact Sheet

2018 Retail Market Assessment



Reno County has a emerging concentration of data processing and hosting services, and has experienced significant employment growth in recent years. Hutchinson’s emerging technology base is growing and can take advantage of local educational specialties and skilled labor. This technology cluster includes manufacturers of semiconductors, integrated circuits, memory chips, microprocessors, diodes, transistors and other optoelectronic devices. Custom computer programming and computer systems design services are growing rapidly.

Technology Fact Sheet

Reno County is participating in the Kansas Department of Agriculture GROW IN KANSAS: The Strategic Growth Initiative by putting together a recruitment package. This recruitment package summarizes the desired growth goals within agriculture industry sectors that communities in Reno County have identified. To become a part of this intitiative and take the Industry Sectors survey, click here! To read the entire Strategic Growth Initiative Recruitment Package from the Kansas Department of Agriculture, click here.