Wichita, KS Livability Score

Wichita, KS is Extremely Livable
  • • Wichita is ranked #9118 in Kansas
  • • Wichita is ranked #4760 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

Population (2013)381,1762,851,183309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)2,3763590
Median age34.036.037.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)49%46%45%
African American11%6%13%
Speak English84%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%
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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Wichita
  • November 17, 2014
Hot In Wichita, KSI lived in Wichita, Kansas for four years while attending college at Wichita State University. I lived in the dorms for my first two years and eventually moved out near Waco Avenue. Housing was very cheap in Wichita. I was able to rent a 1Read full review
  • 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

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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

Rockhurst, Wichita824.7
College Hill, Wichita802.5
Village, Wichita803.8
Brookhollow, Wichita805.3
Longview, Wichita792.6
Lambsdale, Wichita793.6
Comotara Mainsgate Villa, Wichita795
Sleepy Hollow, Wichita782.5
Courtland, Wichita783.8
Crown Heights, Wichita783.3
Crown Heights South, Wichita783.3
Uptown, Wichita771.8
Cottonwood Village, Wichita775.7
Hilltop-Jefferson, Wichita772.9
Indian Hills Riverbend, Wichita762.6
Sunnyside, Wichita761.9
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