Latest Data (2016)
Population 389,902
Nationwide Rank 50

Quick Facts

Wichita, Kansas is the 50th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Wichita, Kansas is a city.

Wichita, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Wichita had its largest population ever.

Wichita, Kansas's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wichita, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 465,101 28.4%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 458,880 58.1%
42 Miami, Florida 453,579 24.8%
43 Virginia Beach, Virginia 452,602 6.1%
44 Omaha, Nebraska 446,970 9.0%
45 Oakland, California 420,005 4.8%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 413,651 8.1%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 403,090 2.6%
48 Arlington, Texas 392,772 17.3%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana 391,495 -19.0%
50 Wichita, Kansas 389,902 10.6%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,809 -19.0%
52 Tampa, Florida 377,165 24.0%
53 Bakersfield, California 376,380 53.6%
54 Aurora, Colorado 361,710 30.1%
55 Honolulu, Hawaii 351,792 -5.1%
56 Anaheim, California 351,043 6.6%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,217 -1.2%
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,733 17.4%
59 Riverside, California 324,722 25.6%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 318,449 21.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 389,902 50
2015 389,965 48
2014 388,413 49
2013 386,552 49
2012 385,577 49
2011 383,703 49
2010 382,368 49
2009 372,186 51
2008 365,838 51
2007 360,897 51
2006 356,592 51
2005 354,524 51
2004 353,292 51
2003 354,498 50
2002 354,931 50
2001 353,136 50
2000 352,366 50
1990 308,652 51
1980 279,272 51
1970 276,554 51
1960 254,698 51
1950 168,279 58
1940 114,966 74
1930 111,110 77
1920 72,217 96