Latest Data (2017)
Population 390,591
Nationwide Rank 50

Quick Facts

Wichita, Kansas is the 50th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wichita, Kansas is a city.

Wichita, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Wichita had its largest population ever.

Wichita, Kansas's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wichita, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
40 Omaha, Nebraska 466,893 13.9%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 464,758 60.1%
42 Colorado Springs, Colorado 464,474 28.2%
43 Miami, Florida 463,347 27.5%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,435 5.6%
45 Oakland, California 425,195 6.1%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 422,331 10.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,800 2.2%
48 Arlington, Texas 396,394 18.4%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana 393,292 -18.6%
50 Wichita, Kansas 390,591 10.8%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,525 -19.1%
52 Tampa, Florida 385,430 26.7%
53 Bakersfield, California 380,874 55.4%
54 Aurora, Colorado 366,623 31.9%
55 Anaheim, California 352,497 7.0%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 350,395 -5.5%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 390,591 50
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