The labor force in Kansas was 1,505,679 in February 2016, up from 1,503,141 in January 2016, and up from 1,490,508 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 1,441,536 in February 2016, up from 1,437,288 in January 2016, and up from 1,422,316 one year ago in February 2015.