Largest Employers and Key Industries


Great Lakes Polymer Technologies (GLPT) is the global leader of innovative polymer engineering.

Kingman Healthcare Center is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with a Level IV Trauma Emergency Department.

Wheatlands Health Care Center is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community in Kingman, Kansas.

Farrar Corporation is a leading supplier of ductile iron castings and quality machined components.

Hilltop Manor offers skilled nursing that is warm, personal, and devoted to each individual, experience matters. Neville Built Trailers has developed into one of the leading trailer manufacturers in the Midwest.

White's Foodliner provides quality food products & merchandise at competitive prices.

Don Dye manufactures V-Belt & Flat Idler Drive Pulleys for Agriculture, Industry, and Home.

Mize & Company is dedicated to quality, our customers, and our staff.

Skyland Grain, LLC is a grain farmers’ co-op providing producers with the supplies and services their operations need to succeed today and in the future.

USD 331 Kingman-Norwich enrolls approximately 900 students annually in grades ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade.  The district offers a diverse curriculum with small class sizes.

USD 332 Cunningham-Western Kingman County has a small teacher to student ratio and enrollment currently stands at 234 students ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade.

Kingman County offers a range of services to residents including a robust public health department.

In addition to typical city functions like police and fire, the City of Kingman provides public power to residents and businesses.


Key Industries


Kingman County Has 740 farms encompassing 516,728 acres. Sixty-three percent of farmland is used for crops with the remaining balance used for livestock. Total producers number 1,189 and the ad industry employees another 364 individuals within the county.


As of December 2019, Kingman County ranked #333 nationally in oil & gas production and #23 within the state of Kansas. Windfarms dot the country's landscape and plan to develop additional windfarms are underway. 


Supporting 573 jobs in, manufacturing plays an important role in Kingman County's economy. Four manufacturing firms rank in six of the county's top 20 employers manufacture a number of agricultural products, wire harnesses, and aerospace parts.


The median age of residents in Kingman County continually ranks above the national average. That's why nearly 10% of the workforce is in healthcare. The total economic impact of the health sector is nearly $19,000,000.

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Leslie D Schrag
Leslie D. Schrag
Kingman County Economic Development