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Overview

Introduction to Park City, Kansas

Park City, Kansas, in Sedgwick county, is located 8 miles N of Wichita, Kansas. The city is included in the Wichita metropolitan area.

Park City History

The former Park City was established in 1870. This city was no longer existent after the railroad passed it and entered Wichita. The present Park city was established in 1953 as a Park City Improvement District. It became a third class city on November 26, 1980 with the approval of the Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners. The first election was held on February 17, 1981 and Raymond J. Reiss became the first mayor of the city.

Park City and nearby Attractions

  • McLean Field
  • Hillcrest Church
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • Wichita Art Museum

Things To Do In Park City

Tourists in Park City can visits a number of museums like the Old Cowtown Museum, Museum of World Treasures, and Wichita Art Museum. Leisure can also be spent at he McLean Field which offers several recreational facilities. One can also take a look around the Hillcrest Church. Apart from these, Park City also organizes several recreational programs and special events throughout the year.

Park City Transportation

Hutchinson Municipal Airport provides air transportation opportunities to the residents of Park City.

Park City Higher Education

There are many higher education institutes which can be attended by the residents of Park City. Some of these include the Friends University, Wichita State University, Butler County Community College, and Hutchinson Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,273
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens8.8%
Employed Population 16+3,362
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,696
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,950

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,000
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.9%
Median Gross Rent$831
Median House Value$115,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.4%
Irish14%
English8.7%
Dutch3.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish2.5%
Swedish1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Norwegian1.3%
Italian0.9%
Portuguese0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
German0.2%
Basque0.2%
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Park City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sedgwick County
Standard Zip Codes67147, 67204, 67219
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.83
Approximate Longitude-97.37

Park City 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
Distance12.8 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
StationFLORENCE
Distance36.9 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
StationWELLINGTON
Distance38 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bel Aire7,214$94,766
Eastborough742$150,625
Kechi2,352$96,161
Maize4,414$72,296
Valley Center6,420$69,292
Wichita388,033$60,272

Park City Public Libraries

Park City Public Library
2107 E. 61ST ST. N.
Park City, Kansas
(316) 744-6318

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Park City Public Schools

Chisholm Trail Elem
6015 Independence
ZIP: 67219
(316) 973-9400
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
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