Latest Data (2015)
Population 389,965
Nationwide Rank 48

Quick Facts

Wichita, Kansas is the 48th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Wichita, Kansas is a city.

Wichita, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Wichita had its largest population ever.

Wichita, Kansas's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wichita, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
42 Raleigh, North Carolina 55.4%
43 Omaha, Nebraska 8.2%
44 Miami, Florida 21.4%
45 Oakland, California 4.6%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 7.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 2.7%
48 Wichita, Kansas 10.6%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana -19.4%
50 Arlington, Texas 15.9%
51 Cleveland, Ohio -18.5%
52 Bakersfield, California 52.5%
53 Tampa, Florida 21.3%
54 Aurora, Colorado 29.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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