Latest Data (2017)
Population 152,938
Nationwide Rank 171

Quick Facts

Kansas City, Kansas is the 171st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Kansas City, Kansas is a city.

Kansas City, Kansas is currently 9.1% smaller than it was in 1970, the year of its peak recorded population.

Kansas City, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kansas City, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%
167 Hollywood, Florida 153,627 9.9%
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%
172 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,663
173 Escondido, California 151,969 13.1%
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%
175 Joliet, Illinois 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville, Illinois 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford, Illinois 147,051 -3.1%
178 Torrance, California 146,758 6.1%
179 Bridgeport, Connecticut 146,579 4.9%
180 Savannah, Georgia 146,444 10.3%
181 Killeen, Texas 145,482 61.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
127 Overland Park 191,278 26.0%
171 Kansas City 152,938 4.1%
191 Olathe 137,472 46.4%
219 Topeka 126,587 2.5%
319 Lawrence 96,892 20.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 152,938 171
2016 151,709 171
2015 151,306 171
2014 149,636 170
2013 148,483 168
2012 147,268 166
2011 146,227 165
2010 145,786 164
2009 143,209 170
2008 142,231 167
2007 141,697 163
2006 141,273 165
2005 142,178 160
2004 142,929 159
2003 144,485 154
2002 145,917 149
2001 146,924 147
2000 146,790 142
1990 151,344 119
1980 161,087 94
1970 168,213 80
1960 121,901 99
1950 129,553 77
1940 121,458 69
1930 121,857 66
1920 101,177 67
1910 82,331 65
1900 51,418 76
1890 38,316 76