What is the current population of Wichita?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wichita is 389,938. Wichita, Kansas is the 51st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wichita?

The current population of Wichita (389,938) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Wichita growing?

Wichita has grown 10.6% since the 2000. Wichita, Kansas's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is Wichita the biggest city in Kansas?

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.

What county is Wichita, Kansas in?

Wichita is located entirely in Sedgwick County.

What is the population density of Wichita, Kansas?

Wichita has a population density of 2,400.4 people per square mile. Wichita has the 9th highest population density in Kansas.

What is the size of Wichita, Kansas in square miles?

Wichita has an area of 159.3 square miles. Wichita is the largest city, by area, in Kansas.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 389,938 51
2018 389,255 51
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 474,069 63.3%
42 Miami, Florida 467,963 28.8%
43 Long Beach, California 462,628 0.0%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 449,974 5.4%
45 Oakland, California 433,031 8.0%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 429,606 12.3%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,190 2.1%
48 Tampa, Florida 399,700 31.4%
49 Arlington, Texas 398,854 19.1%
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 390,144 -19.3%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,938 10.6%
52 Bakersfield, California 384,145 56.8%
53 Cleveland, Ohio 381,009 -20.0%
54 Aurora, Colorado 379,289 36.5%
55 Anaheim, California 350,365 6.4%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 345,064 -6.9%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,318 -1.8%
58 Riverside, California 331,360 28.2%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,586 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,152 23.7%
61 Henderson, Nevada 320,189 78.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
51 Wichita 389,938 10.6%
129 Overland Park 195,494 28.8%

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