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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 2,898,292 people in Kansas as per 2017 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
1Wichita1424,270
2Overland Park1120,767
3Topeka58,390
4Salina41,551
5Lenexa48,918
6Manhattan425,072
7Lawrence428,498
8Ottawa2915
9McPherson21,730
10Olathe21,822
11Hutchinson25,866
12Kansas City26,115
13Emporia26,907
14Hays214,720
15Shawnee10
16Leawood1125
17Haviland1292
18Hesston1402
19North Newton1460
20Sterling1678

Largest Kansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbyville107
Abilene6,598
Admire93
Agenda70
Agra256
Albert176
Alden83
Alexander42
Allen254
Alma859
Almena518
Altamont1,098
Alta Vista583
Alton126
Altoona336
Americus836
Andale790
Andover12,477
Anthony2,283
Arcadia436

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

Demographics

People

Total Population2,898,292
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+1,402,677
Age of the Population36.2

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,181
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,225
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,537

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,231
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$135,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.9%
Irish12%
English9.5%
French Except Basque2.6%
Italian2.4%
Swedish2.2%
Scottish2%
Dutch1.9%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
African0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.8%
Russian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Kenyan0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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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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