Topeka, KS Livability Score

Topeka, KS is Very Livable
  • • Topeka is ranked #199 in Kansas
  • • Topeka is ranked #11237 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

StatisticTopekaKansasNational
Population (2013)127,3122,893,957317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)2,0923590
Median age35.636.037.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%60%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)46%46%45%
Caucasian77%85%74%
African American11%6%13%
Asian1%2%5%
Speak English90%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%
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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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