Latest Data (2015)
Population 127,265
Nationwide Rank 215

Quick Facts

Topeka, Kansas is the 215th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Topeka, Kansas is a city.

Topeka, Kansas is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Topeka, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Topeka, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
209 Thousand Oaks, California 10.1%
210 Elizabeth, New Jersey 6.7%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 9.6%
212 Concord, California 5.2%
213 Surprise, Arizona 297.0%
214 Lafayette, Louisiana 14.0%
215 Topeka, Kansas 3.1%
216 Kent, Washington 57.4%
217 Simi Valley, California 13.2%
218 Santa Clara, California 23.2%
219 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 77.9%
220 Hartford, Connecticut -0.1%
221 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 21.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 127,265 215
2014 127,215 213
2013 127,679 202
2012 127,939 198
2011 128,035 194
2010 127,473 193
2009 124,331 198
2008 123,692 195
2007 122,912 194
2006 122,321 193
2005 121,843 193
2004 121,883 192
2003 122,462 190
2002 122,550 187
2001 123,086 183
2000 123,386 179
1990 120,847 152
1890 31,007 98