Nationwide Claims to Fame

Wichita is 44th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Wichita is 48th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Wichita is 49th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 50 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Households

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Housing units

Wichita is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Size in square miles

Wichita is 3rd in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Asian

Wichita is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Wichita is 9th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 385,577 1st 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 159.3 1st 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,400.4 9th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 22nd 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.6% 27th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.5% 37th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.7% 49th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.9% 23rd 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Race - White 71.9% 58th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.5% 7th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 15th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.8% 3rd 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 33rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.3% 9th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 15.3% 10th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.5% 55th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Female residents 50.7% 38th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.5% 10th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Housing units 167,310 1st 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.8% 13th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 150,581 1st 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.6% 45th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $114,800 29th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.5 32nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $25,139 21st $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $45,625 31st $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.0% 21st 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wichita Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 30,192 1st 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $5,765,648 1st $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,976 24th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $758,642 1st $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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