Wichita Sedgwick County, Kansas

Wichita: County seat of Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States

About

Wichita is a city located in the county of Sedgwick in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 382,368 and a population density of 896 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 391,731 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1867.

Wichita Quick Facts

Population : 391,731 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Sedgwick County
Postal code : 67220, 67202, 67223, 67219, 67207, 67216, 67218, 67211, 67208, 67212, 67217, 67214, 67260, 67235, 67210, 67226, 67209, 67215, 67227, 67228, 67232, 67205, 67206, 67230, 67203, 67204, 67213
Phone Area Codes : 316
Area : 426.66 km2
Altitude : 1,299 feet / 396 meters
Capital city : Wichita is capital of Sedgwick County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 20:32:30 (28th May 2022)
Density : 918 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.39% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Wichita is located at 37°41'32"N 97°20'15"W (37.6922400, -97.3375400).

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Demographics

The population of Wichita increased by 2.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 382,368 - census
2011 383,773 0.37% estimation process
2012 385,751 0.51% estimation process
2013 387,210 0.38% estimation process
2014 388,416 0.31% estimation process
2015 389,412 0.26% estimation process
2016 390,519 0.28% estimation process
2017 390,277 -0.06% estimation process
2018 389,231 -0.27% estimation process
2019 389,938 0.18% estimation process
2020 391,731 0.46% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,544
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,996
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 25,996
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,992
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.7%
People over 65 (%) : 17.0%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 94.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,657
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,327

Wichita zip code is 67202. County name: Sedgwick, County fips: 20173

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,327
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $128,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,251
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $477
2015-2019 median gross rent : $793
Permits for construction, 2020 : 85
2015-2019 Households : 10,118
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 93,691
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 318,736
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 271,064
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,463
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,582
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,998
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 537
2019 total employment : 8,286
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 315,835
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -3.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,688
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,884
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,005
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 570
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 88
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,706
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 238
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,502
2010 population per square mile : 45.5
2010 land area in square miles : 571.76
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,738
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $115,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $999
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $368
2015-2019 median gross rent : $650
Permits for construction, 2020 : 9
2015-2019 Households : 4,101
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,044
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 187,801
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,229
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,524
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,217
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 234
2019 total employment : 6,285
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 390,412
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 10.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 498
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 783
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 366
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 224
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 31
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 706
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 45
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 666
2010 population per square mile : 84.1
2010 land area in square miles : 128.57

People born in Wichita (200)

People born in Wichita, including actress Kirstie Alley, film director Chris Buck, CIA director, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and university president Robert Gates, .

List

  • Hattie McDaniel (American actress (1895-1952)) she was born in 10/06/1895
  • Gale Norton (United States Secretaries of the Interior) she was born in 11/03/1954
  • Vernon L. Smith (American economist) he was born in 01/01/1927
  • Tara Snyder (American tennis player) she was born in 26/05/1977
  • Roger Mears (American racing driver) he was born in 24/03/1947
  • Robert Ballard (United States Navy officer, oceanographer and underwater archaeologist) he was born in 30/06/1942
  • Stan Kenton (American pianist, composer, arranger and band leader) he was born in 15/12/1911
  • Marvin Rainwater (American country and rockabilly singer and songwriter) he was born in 02/07/1925
  • Robert Whittaker (American ecologist (1920-1980)) he was born in 27/12/1920
  • Joe Walsh (American musician, songwriter, record producer, and actor) he was born in 20/11/1947
  • Arlen Specter (American politician) he was born in 12/02/1930
  • Dan Glickman (American businessman and politician) he was born in 24/11/1944
  • Adrian Griffin (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 04/07/1974
  • Brian Moorman (American football player, punter) he was born in 05/02/1976
  • Tamara Feldman (American actress) she was born in 05/12/1980
  • Lynette Woodard (female basketball player from the United States) she was born in 12/08/1959
  • Kendall Schmidt (American musician, singer, songwriter and actor) he was born in 02/11/1990
  • David Rees Snell (American actor) he was born in 20/08/1966

Schools in Wichita

College & universities near Wichita, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155353 Old Town Barber College-Wichita Wichita (KS) 67211-1605
155089 Friends University Wichita (KS) 67213
155335 Newman University Wichita (KS) 67213-2097
417503 Crave Beauty Academy Wichita (KS) 67203
156125 Wichita State University Wichita (KS) 67260-0124

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wichita, KS

Code Name Address Type
NEW Newton 414 North Main St. RAIL
HUT Hutchinson North Walnut St & East 3rd Ave RAIL

Post offices near Wichita

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Post Office Wichita (KS) 67202
North Wichita Post Office Wichita (KS) 67204
Chisholm Post Office Wichita (KS) 67217
Munger Post Office Wichita (KS) 67208
River City Post Office Wichita (KS) 67216

Other cities in Sedgwick County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sedgwick County , KS. (more)

City Name Population Title
Derby 25,145 City in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States
Haysville 11,389 City in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States
Park City 7,764 Human settlement in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America
Valley Center 7,385 Township in Sedgwick County, Kansas
Maize 5,267 City
Goddard 4,962 City in Kansas, USA
Minneha 3,528 Township in Sedgwick County, Kansas
Clearwater 2,580 City in Kansas, United States
Prospect 2,402 Township in Butler County, Kansas
Cheney 2,173 Human settlement in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America
Kechi 2,109 City in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America
Colwich 1,492 Human settlement in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America
Garden Plain 1,053 Township in Sedgwick County, Kansas
Andale 984 Human settlement in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America
Mount Hope 806 City in Kansas
Waco 753 Township in Sedgwick County, Kansas

Distance to Other Cities

Wichita distances to largest Kansas cities