Latest Data (2016)
Population 151,709
Nationwide Rank 171

Quick Facts

Kansas City, Kansas is the 171st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Kansas City, Kansas is a city.

Kansas City, Kansas is currently 9.8% smaller than it was in 1970, the year of its peak recorded population.

Kansas City, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kansas City, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
161 Palmdale, California 157,356 33.8%
162 Salinas, California 157,218 9.5%
163 Alexandria, Virginia 155,810 20.3%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,393 6.9%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,074 1.4%
166 Pasadena, Texas 153,351 8.0%
167 Sunnyvale, California 152,771 15.8%
168 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,555
169 Pomona, California 152,494 2.9%
170 Hollywood, Florida 151,998 8.8%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 151,709 3.3%
172 Escondido, California 151,613 12.8%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 150,287 44.5%
174 Joliet, Illinois 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford, Illinois 147,651 -2.7%
176 Torrance, California 147,195 6.4%
177 Naperville, Illinois 147,122 13.7%
178 Paterson, New Jersey 147,000 -1.5%
179 Savannah, Georgia 146,763 10.5%
180 Bridgeport, Connecticut 145,936 4.5%
181 Mesquite, Texas 143,736 14.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
128 Overland Park 188,966 24.5%
171 Kansas City 151,709 3.3%
193 Olathe 135,473 44.3%
217 Topeka 126,808 2.7%
326 Lawrence 95,358 18.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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