Demographics

With a population of 400,000, Wichita ranks in the top 50 largest cities in the United States and largest in the State of Kansas.  The Greater Wichita Region contains a population of over 790,000 and is expected to grow to over 870,000 by 2035.

Population

DateWichitaWichita Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
2019 Estimate*399,411790,138
2035 Projection429,380871,522


Households

DateWichitaWichita Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
2020 Estimate191,162250,516


Population by Age

Age RangePercentage of Population
14 and under21.8%
15 to 2413.6%
25 to 4425.7%
45 to 6425.2%
65+13.8%
Median Age35.6%

Over 25% of the Greater Wichita Area is between 25 and 44 years of age.

At A Glance

With a median age of 35.6, over 60% of Wichitans are below the age of 45.

Population

  • 399,411 (City)
  • 790,138 (MSA)

Household Information

  • 157,747 (City)
  • 250,516 (MSA)
  • Average Household Size: 2.5 people
  • Median Age: 35.6

Financial Information

  • Median Home Value: $140,737
  • Median Household Income: $51,690
  • Median Disposable Income: $47,701
  • Cost of Living: Wichita vs. National Average: 90.4%

Education

  • No High School Diploma: 10%
  • High School Graduate: 21%
  • Some College: 33%
  • Bachelor or Graduate Degree: 32%