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Overview

Introduction to Bel Aire, Kansas

Bel Aire, Kansas, in Sedgwick county, is located 5 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Wichita metropolitan area.

Bel Aire History

Bel Aire is a city in the Sedgwick County, which was founded in February 1867. The county was named in the honor of General John Sedgwick. Bel Aire is located in the Wichita Metropolitan Area.

Bel Aire and nearby Attractions

  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • El Dorado State Park
  • Omnisphere and Science Center
  • Wichita Art Museum

Things To Do In Bel Aire

The Cheney State Park has facilities for fishing, sailing and picnic. There are a number of museums including the Wichita - Sedgwick County Historical Museum and the Harvey County Historical Society Museum. While in Bel Aire you can even visit the local churches such as the Church of the Resurrection and the Bel Aire Church of the Nazarene.

Bel Aire Transportation

The Wichita Mid -Continent Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Bel Aire Higher Education

Wichita State University, Butler County Community College, Cowley County Community College, Friends University, and many other colleges and universities offer facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,214
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+3,661
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married63.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.8%
Median Earnings25+$49,810
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,766
% Above Poverty Level94.8%
% Below Poverty Level5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$972
Median House Value$141,900

Ancestry

German31.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
Irish10.9%
English8.9%
Dutch3.4%
Italian2.5%
French Except Basque2.1%
Swedish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Greek1.7%
Polish1.4%
Czech1.4%
Welsh1.2%
African1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.7%
Ukrainian0.4%
Austrian0.2%
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Bel Aire Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sedgwick County
Standard Zip Codes67220, 67226
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.75
Approximate Longitude-97.28

Bel Aire Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationWELLINGTON
Distance34 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches
StationFLORENCE
Distance39.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip32.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Andover12,477$94,974
Benton936$70,179
Eastborough742$150,625
Kechi2,352$96,161
Park City7,273$63,000
Wichita388,033$60,272

Bel Aire Public Schools

Isely Traditional Magnet Elem
5256 N Woodlawn
ZIP: 67220
(316) 973-8200
Primary
Total Enrollment 526
Northeast Magnet High School
5550 N Lycee
ZIP: 67226
(316) 973-2300
High
Total Enrollment 683

Bel Aire Private Schools

Resurrection Catholic School
4900 N Woodlawn Blvd
ZIP: 67220
Elementary
Total Enrollment 202
Sunrise Christian Academy
5500 E 45th St N
ZIP: 67220
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 520
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