Latest Data (2018)
Population 389,255
Nationwide Rank 51

Quick Facts

Wichita, Kansas is the 51st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Wichita, Kansas is a city.

Wichita, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Wichita had its largest population ever.

Wichita, Kansas's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wichita, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 469,298 61.7%
42 Omaha, Nebraska 468,262 14.2%
43 Long Beach, California 467,354 1.1%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,189 5.5%
45 Oakland, California 429,082 7.0%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 425,403 11.2%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 400,669 1.9%
48 Arlington, Texas 398,112 18.9%
49 Tampa, Florida 392,890 29.1%
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 391,006 -19.1%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,255 10.4%
52 Cleveland, Ohio 383,793 -19.4%
53 Bakersfield, California 383,579 56.5%
54 Aurora, Colorado 374,114 34.6%
55 Anaheim, California 352,005 6.9%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 347,397 -6.3%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside, California 330,063 27.7%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,554 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,780 23.9%
61 Stockton, California 311,178 27.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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