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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 2,882,946 people in Kansas as per 2015 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 (IPEDS - 2015).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Wichita 14 26,341
2 Overland Park 10 22,529
3 Topeka 7 8,587
4 Manhattan 5 26,179
5 Lawrence 5 28,239
6 Salina 4 1,747
7 Lenexa 4 13,522
8 Shawnee 2 391
9 Ottawa 2 993
10 McPherson 2 1,824
11 Olathe 2 1,920
12 Hutchinson 2 5,750
13 Kansas City 2 6,661
14 Emporia 2 6,950
15 Hays 2 13,910
16 Leawood 1 153
17 Haviland 1 251
18 Hesston 1 428
19 North Newton 1 483
20 Goodland 1 647

Largest Kansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbyville 106
Abilene 6,729
Admire 120
Agenda 87
Agra 268
Albert 158
Alden 108
Alexander 34
Allen 333
Alma 826
Almena 524
Altamont 1,099
Alta Vista 474
Alton 133
Altoona 390
Americus 822
Andale 879
Andover 12,113
Anthony 2,340
Arcadia 410

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People

Total Population 2,882,946
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,391,836
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.7%
Median Earnings25+ $34,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,073
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,338

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,804
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $748
Median House Value $129,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 12.4%

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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