Employment Percentage: 12.64% (JoCo)
Location Quotient: 0.93 (JoCo)
Annual Retail Sales: $4,191,610,000 (2011, Overland Park)
Retail Parks: Cherokee South, Corbin Park, Deer Creek Woods, Downtown Overland Park, Hawthorne Plaza, Mission Farms, Oak Park Mall, Rosanna Square
Top Employers: JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Target, Hy-Vee, Whole Foods
Overland Park’s plentiful retail parks, shops, and restaurants cater to all types of consumers. With more than 16 million square feet of retail space, retail trade is the city’s second-largest business sector. Retail sales tax provides more than half of the revenue for the city budget.
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