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Wichita makes another list, this time for consumer spending

WICHITA — Another day, another list.

Wichita has seemed to make a lot of them in the past couple of years.

The “Today” show just named Wichita the most affordable city in the nation.

Now, a list by Bundle, a new social money comparison site, is showing exactly how much Wichitans are spending.

Bundle ranks Wichita No. 22 in the top 25 cities for annual consumer spending.

Austin is No. 1 on the list with an average spending of $67,076 per household, excluding mortgages and rent.

Wichitans spend an average of $44,810.

The national average is $37,782.

“My first reaction to that is simply its probably decent to be in the middle of that,” says Dean Headley, associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.

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