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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 2,903,820 people in Kansas as per 2018 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Wichita1326,073
2Overland Park920,266
3Manhattan424,190
4Salina31,439
5Topeka38,460
6Lawrence328,455
7Ottawa2920
8McPherson21,598
9Garden City22,112
10Kansas City26,185
11Emporia26,869
12Lenexa29,322
13Hays215,156
14Shawnee10
15Leawood1116
16Haviland1259
17Hesston1440
18North Newton1503
19Sterling1697
20Hillsboro1770

Largest Kansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbyville79
Abilene6,487
Admire78
Agenda37
Alden79
Allen214
Alton107
Americus851
Anthony2,258
Arcadia464
Argonia599
Arlington538
Arma1,413
Athol41
Attica780
Axtell374
Barnard48
Barnes157
Bartlett65
Baxter Springs4,035

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,903,820
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens14.7%
Employed Population 16+1,414,974
Age of the Population36.3

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.3%
Median Earnings25+$37,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,316
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,594

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,711
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.7%
Median Gross Rent$801
Median House Value$139,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
Irish11.8%
English9.3%
French Except Basque2.6%
Italian2.3%
Swedish2.1%
Scottish2%
Dutch1.8%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
African0.9%
Czech0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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