Kansas Rural Opportunity Zones

There’s something special about life in rural Kansas. Something authentic, something that makes it the ideal place to live, to work, and raise a family.

Thanks to the Kansas Rural Opportunity Zones program, there’s never been a better time than now to make rural Kansas your new home!

If you’re looking for lower cost of living, better quality of life, and help repaying your student loans; Kansas is the best choice.

Rural Opportunity Zones are 77 counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents:

  • Kansas state income tax waivers for up to five years
  • Student loan repayments up to $15,000 over 5 years

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SOUTHEAST KANSASWORKS
UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar 07

3rd Annual Young Adult Summit

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mar 07

KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mar 21

Emporia Job Fair – Thursday, March 21st

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

 

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.