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Cities and Towns

State of Kansas

Kansas, abbreviated "KS", is in the West North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Topeka. There were 2,892,987 people in Kansas as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 29, 1861.

Please explore the cities and towns of Kansas, below.

Top Kansas College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Wichita 14 25,329
2 Overland Park 10 21,469
3 Topeka 7 8,343
4 Manhattan 5 25,483
5 Lawrence 5 28,306
6 Salina 4 1,687
7 Lenexa 4 12,313
8 Ottawa 2 974
9 Olathe 2 1,929
10 McPherson 2 2,050
11 Hutchinson 2 5,560
12 Kansas City 2 6,007
13 Emporia 2 7,038
14 Hays 2 14,276
15 Leawood 1 156
16 Haviland 1 273
17 Shawnee 1 359
18 Hesston 1 412
19 North Newton 1 525
20 Lindsborg 1 699

Largest Kansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbyville 92
Abilene 6,671
Admire 128
Agenda 75
Agra 255
Albert 166
Alden 96
Alexander 31
Allen 286
Alma 837
Almena 493
Altamont 1,206
Alta Vista 473
Alton 141
Altoona 418
Americus 841
Andale 830
Andover 12,293
Anthony 2,340
Arcadia 454

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 2,892,987
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 1,393,853
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31%
Median Earnings25+ $35,451
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,551
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,716

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,389
% Above Poverty Level 86.4%
% Below Poverty Level 13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $757
Median House Value $132,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Brown V Board Of Education (Historic Site)
Brown v. Board of Education NHS
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1143
785-354-4273

Fort Larned (Historic Site)
Fort Larned NHS
Larned, Kansas 67550-9321
620-285-6911

Fort Scott (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 918
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701-0918
620-223-0310

Nicodemus (Historic Site)
Nicodemus NHS
Bogue, Kansas 67625-3015
785-839-4233

Tallgrass Prairie (Park)
P.O. Box 585, 226 Broadway
Cottonwood Falls, Kansas 66845
620-273-8494

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Kansas State Flag

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Kansas State Seal

Kansas quarter
Kansas State Quarter

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