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 2,908,776 people in Kansas as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Wichita1227,260
2Overland Park820,207
3Manhattan423,401
4Salina31,653
5Topeka38,542
6Lawrence328,455
7Ottawa2949
8McPherson21,545
9Garden City21,970
10Kansas City26,249
11Emporia27,221
12Lenexa28,170
13Hays215,590
14Leawood192
15Haviland1243
16Hesston1419
17North Newton1444
18Sterling1651
19Hillsboro1713
20Beloit1790

Largest Kansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbyville80
Alden114
Allen166
Alton119
Anthony2,169
Argonia535
Athol37
Attica749
Axtell384
Barnard39
Barnes165
Beattie215
Belle Plaine1,585
Belleville1,852
Belpre125
Bennington749
Beverly133
Bird City530
Bluff City146
Bonner Springs7,796

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,908,776
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+1,422,992
Age of the Population36.5

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.5%
Median Earnings25+$38,730
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,494
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,228

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,222
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$831
Median House Value$145,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.8%
Irish11.5%
English9.2%
French Except Basque2.5%
Italian2.2%
Swedish2.1%
Scottish2%
Dutch1.8%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian1%
African0.9%
Czech0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://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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