Latest Data (2017)
Population 126,587
Nationwide Rank 219

Quick Facts

Topeka, Kansas is the 219th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Topeka, Kansas is a city.

Topeka, Kansas is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Topeka, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Topeka, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%

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%
560 Shawnee 65,513 34.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 126,587 219
2016 126,808 217
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