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Overview

Introduction to Mulvane, Kansas

Mulvane, Kansas, in Sedgwick county, is located 15 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. The city is considered part of the Wichita metropolitan area.

Mulvane History

Mulvane was founded in the year 1879 at the intersection of five Santa Fe rail lines. The City is located in the Summer County in the Wichita metro area. The city of Mulvane was named after Joab R. Mulvane who came to Kansas City in the year 1876. He left a lasting impression in the history of Mulvane as he developed business in this area by bringing shipping logistics and by building several rail roads. In fact, Mr. Mulvane was responsible for the developing the Junction City.

Mulvane and nearby Attractions

  • El Dorado State Park
  • Wichita - Sedgwick County Historical Museum
  • Harvey County Historical Society Museum
  • Cobb Family Park
  • MacDonald Golf Course

Things To Do In Mulvane

During your stay in Mulvane, you can enjoy camping, fishing and boating at the El Dorado State Park. To learn more about the city’s history, tourists can visit the Harvey County Historical Society Museum. The MacDonald’s Golf Course lays natural rolling green meadow for the tourists to take a stroll. Mulvane also organizes various recreational programs and events throughout the year.

Mulvane Transportation

Air transport can be availed from Wichita Mid - Continent Airport.

Mulvane Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued through Wichita State University, Newman University, Southwestern College, and Friends University.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,461
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+2,807
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,367
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,467

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,472
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24%
Median Gross Rent$730
Median House Value$125,900

Ancestry

German32.5%
Irish15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.6%
English9%
Dutch8.2%
French Except Basque5.9%
Norwegian2.8%
Scottish2.6%
Polish1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.2%
Greek0.5%
Czech0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
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Mulvane Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sedgwick County
Standard Zip Codes67110
Phone Area Codes316
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude37.48
Approximate Longitude-97.24

Mulvane 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
Distance15.8 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
StationNORWICH
Distance33.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 94 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip30 inches
StationNEWKIRK 1 NW
Distance42.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Plaine1,588$60,982
Derby23,847$79,232
Douglass1,960$64,643
Haysville11,393$58,750
Rose Hill3,915$77,639
Udall644$47,400

Mulvane Public Libraries

Mulvane Public Library
408 N. 2ND AVE.
Mulvane, Kansas
(316) 777-1211

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Mulvane Public Schools

Mulvane Elem W D Munson
1007 Westview Dr
ZIP: 67110
(316) 777-0151
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
Mulvane Grade School
411 Se Louis Blvd
ZIP: 67110
(316) 777-1981
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Mulvane High
1900 N Rock Road
ZIP: 67110
(316) 777-1183
High
Total Enrollment 542
Mulvane Middle School
915 Westview Dr
ZIP: 67110
(316) 777-2022
Middle
Total Enrollment 408
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