Topeka, KS Livability Score

Topeka, KS is Extremely Livable
  • • Topeka is ranked #155 in Kansas
  • • Topeka is ranked #7858 in the USA
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticTopekaKansasNational
Population (2013)127,4732,893,957316,128,839
Population (2000)122,0452,688,418281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%60%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)48%50%48%
Caucasian79%92%83%
African American11%2%8%
Asian1%1%2%
Speak English93%94%88%
Speak Spanish5%4%7%
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  • jataadroid reviewed Topeka
  • July 16, 2012
you get what you pay for...I've lived here for over 10 years and still can't wait to leave. The city officials are so blind to the real problems here that effect the citizens, in most cases of trying to make a situation better it gets worse. A horribly spotty lawRead full review
  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Topeka
  • May 20, 2010
Topeka, KS - The City with a Sense of HumorI just recently visited Topeka, KS in the spring of 2010. The city of Topeka, KS would be an excellent place to live and has a wonderful sense of humor. For anybody who had not heard in an effort to draw attention from Google to have theRead full review

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Cities near Topeka, KS

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Topeka, KS0Valley Falls, KS24.3
Silver Lake, KS10.1Osage City, KS29
Auburn, KS11.4Lyndon, KS29.6
Carbondale, KS15.3Holton, KS29.7
Rossville, KS15.6Baldwin City, KS32.5
St. Marys, KS23Eudora, KS32.6
Oskaloosa, KS23.5Tonganoxie, KS32.7
Lawrence, KS24.1Wamego, KS35.1
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