Living in Topeka, KS

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Topeka, Kansas Info Snack

Population
126,397
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
14.4%
Median Home
$103,200
Median Income
$47,999
Median Rent
$816

Topeka SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

Topeka, KS Crime Report

7,166
Total Crimes
5,702.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
130.26%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Topeka
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,166 5,702.9 2,725.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 895 712.3 410.8 366.7
Murder 13 10.3 3.6 5.0
Robbery 243 193.4 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 565 449.6 314.2 250.2
Property Crime 6,271 4,990.6 2,314.5 2,109.9
Burglary 905 720.2 342.7 340.5
Larceny 4,404 3,504.8 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 962 765.6 249.9 219.9

Topeka, KS Cost Of Living

83
Topeka's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Topeka Kansas National Average
Overall 83 89 100
Services 89 93 100
Groceries 94 93 100
Health 95 99 100
Housing 61 76 100
Transportation 100 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100

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Rankings for Topeka in Kansas

Map Of Topeka, KS

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Population over time in Topeka

Year Population % Change
2019 126,397 -0.4%
2018 126,877 -0.2%
2017 127,139 -0.3%
2016 127,472 -0.2%
2015 127,672 0.0%
2014 127,660 0.0%
2013 127,625 0.2%
2012 127,312 0.4%
2011 126,842 0.6%
2010 126,136 -

Race / Ethnicity in Topeka

White
67.9% (85,884)
African American
10.2% (12,883)
American Indian
0.9% (1,143)
Asian
1.8% (2,268)
Hawaiian
0.0% (34)
Other
0.2% (273)
Two Or More
3.5% (4,451)
Hispanic
15.4% (19,461)
Race Topeka KS USA
White 67.9% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 10.2% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.4% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Topeka

Female
52.1% (65,870)
Male
47.9% (60,527)
Gender Topeka KS USA
Female 52.1% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Topeka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (5,055)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (7,583)
High School / GED
32.0% (40,447)
Some College
24.0% (30,335)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (7,583)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (22,751)
Master's Degree
7.0% (8,847)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,527)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,263)
Education Topeka KS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Topeka, Kansas

Less than $10,000
6.9% (870,673)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (628,493)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (1,434,977)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (1,473,538)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.3% (2,180,563)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (2,385,594)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,522,444)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (1,412,875)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (420,876)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (309,661)
Income Topeka KS USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.3% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 5.3% 7.7%

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