Wichita, KS Livability Score

Wichita, KS is Extremely Livable
  • • Wichita is ranked #125 in Kansas
  • • Wichita is ranked #6453 in the USA
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

StatisticWichitaKansasNational
Population (2013)382,3682,893,957316,128,839
Population (2000)343,9972,688,418281,421,906
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%60%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)52%50%48%
Caucasian75%92%83%
African American11%2%8%
Asian4%1%2%
Speak English87%94%88%
Speak Spanish8%4%7%
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  • moonbeam2 reviewed Wichita
  • September 13, 2014
Not a Place to Live Permanently Unless You Like a Lot of NoiseI think that Wichita needs to have noise laws that are enforced so that people can enjoy the peace and quiet of their home. I don't think that having a "juvenile" beating on the drums next door around 7 or 8 times a day should be legal. Read full review
  • cdavis188 reviewed Wichita
  • April 01, 2014
Good city to live in and visitI don't live in wichita, but in salina about 85 miles up 135 highway. i visit there once in a while about every 3-4 months and i like it. There seems to be some type of food or shopping on every block. I was walking down a road and theRead full review

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  • Wallick posted a question in Wichita
  • November 12, 2013
Cost of livingCan you live comfortably in Wichita on $125K. It is just me and my two boys,See full question
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Neighborhoods in & around Wichita, KS

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Delano, Wichita1.1Linwood, Wichita1.7
Kellogg School, Wichita1.2The Elm, Wichita1.8
McCormick, Wichita1.2East Front, Wichita1.8
McAdams, Wichita1.2Sunnyside, Wichita1.8
Historic Midtown, Wichita1.4South Central Improvemen, Wichita1.9
North Central, Wichita1.7North Riverside, Wichita2
Murdock, Wichita1.7Indian Hills, Wichita2.1
Uptown, Wichita1.7Schweiter, Wichita2.1
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Cities near Wichita, KS

CityMilesCityMiles
Wichita, KS0Derby, KS10.3
Oaklawn-Sunview, KS6Andover, KS10.9
Bel Aire, KS6.4Colwich, KS12.8
Park City, KS7.7Goddard, KS13.2
Kechi, KS8Rose Hill, KS13.9
Haysville, KS8.7Mulvane, KS15.3
Maize, KS9.2Clearwater, KS15.6
Valley Center, KS9.9Sedgwick, KS16.4
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