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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wichita is 395,699. Wichita, Kansas is the 49th largest city in the US.
Wichita is located entirely in Sedgwick County.
The peak population of Wichita was in 2020, when its population was 397,117. Wichita is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Wichita has grown 12.2% since the 2000. Wichita, Kansas's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Wichita is the biggest city in the state of Kansas based on population. Wichita is also the only city in Kansas that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
Wichita has a population density of 2,400.4 people per square mile. Wichita has the 9th highest population density in Kansas.
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The total voting age population of Wichita, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 271,319. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.0% of the residents of Wichita are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wichita are 74.3% White, 10.9% Black, 5.1% Asian, 4.4% Two or more races, 4.2% Other, 1.0% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 17.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wichita, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.3% of families are below the poverty line in Wichita.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.1% of Wichita residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.3% of Wichita residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.1% have a bachelor's degree and 11.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wichita residents aged 5 and older, 17.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wichita is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wichita, 11.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wichita is $52,620.
In Wichita, 58.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.2% of housing units in Wichita.
Of all the housing units in Wichita, 10.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wichita, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 24,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wichita is $809.
In Wichita, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.