Living in Wichita, KS

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

Wichita, Kansas Info Snack

Population
389,877
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
15.9%
Median Home
$133,400
Median Income
$52,620
Median Rent
$809

Wichita SnackAbility

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

Wichita, KS Crime Report

25,210
Total Crimes
6,462.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
160.94%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wichita
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 25,210 6,462.8 2,725.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4,451 1,141.0 410.8 366.7
Murder 35 9.0 3.6 5.0
Robbery 461 118.2 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3,588 919.8 314.2 250.2
Property Crime 20,759 5,321.7 2,314.5 2,109.9
Burglary 2,677 686.3 342.7 340.5
Larceny 15,777 4,044.6 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,305 590.9 249.9 219.9

Wichita, KS Cost Of Living

90
Wichita's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Wichita Kansas National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 103 93 100
Groceries 94 93 100
Health 96 99 100
Housing 69 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100

Wichita, KS Photos

Wichita Pan
Source: Public Domain
Cow
Source: Wikipedia
Kta
Source: Public Domain
Boeing Whichata B Assembly Line
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Wichita in Kansas

Map Of Wichita, KS

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3

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6

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7

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8

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9

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Population over time in Wichita

Year Population % Change
2019 389,877 0.1%
2018 389,563 0.1%
2017 389,054 0.3%
2016 388,033 0.2%
2015 387,147 0.4%
2014 385,518 0.5%
2013 383,703 0.7%
2012 381,176 0.9%
2011 377,906 1.1%
2010 373,725 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wichita

White
62.8% (244,678)
African American
10.6% (41,388)
American Indian
0.6% (2,297)
Asian
5.0% (19,511)
Hawaiian
0.0% (144)
Other
0.1% (525)
Two Or More
3.7% (14,284)
Hispanic
17.2% (67,050)
Race Wichita KS USA
White 62.8% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 10.6% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 5.0% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.2% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Wichita

Female
50.8% (198,146)
Male
49.2% (191,730)
Gender Wichita KS USA
Female 50.8% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wichita for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (19,493)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (27,291)
High School / GED
26.0% (101,368)
Some College
24.0% (93,570)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (31,190)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (74,076)
Master's Degree
8.0% (31,190)
Professional Degree
2.0% (7,797)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (3,898)
Education Wichita KS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wichita, Kansas

Less than $10,000
7.7% (3,001,421)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (1,775,162)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.5% (4,077,608)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (4,087,274)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (5,683,623)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (7,294,216)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (4,670,262)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (5,004,742)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (1,809,500)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (1,583,885)
Income Wichita KS USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.5% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 5.3% 7.7%

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