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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.

People

Total Population 7,290
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 8.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,577
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $34,585
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,851
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,681

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,766
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $840
Median House Value $112,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 14.3%

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

Park City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Sedgwick
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67147, 67204, 67219
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.811
Longitude -97.318

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)

Station WICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station FLORENCE
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station WELLINGTON
Distance 38 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Park City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Wichita (67204)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bel Aire 7,059 $92,235
Eastborough 736 $165,625
Kechi 2,180 $95,511
Maize 4,054 $68,804

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

Park City Public Libraries

Library
Park City Community Public Library
1530 E. 61ST ST. N.
Park City, Kansas
(316) 744-6318

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