Wichita, KS Livability Score

Wichita, KS is Extremely Livable
  • • Wichita is ranked #134 in Kansas
  • • Wichita is ranked #9764 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)381,1762,893,957317,297,938
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%
Caucasian74%85%74%
African American11%6%13%
Asian5%2%5%
Speak English84%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%
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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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Rockhurst, Wichita854.7
Brookhollow, Wichita825.3
Village, Wichita813.8
Comotara Mainsgate Villa, Wichita805
College Hill, Wichita802.5
Lambsdale, Wichita793.6
Longview, Wichita792.6
Courtland, Wichita793.8
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Crown Heights, Wichita793.3
Crown Heights South, Wichita783.3
Sleepy Hollow, Wichita782.5
Hilltop-Jefferson, Wichita772.9
Cottonwood Village, Wichita775.7
Indian Hills Riverbend, Wichita762.6
Uptown, Wichita751.8
Westlink, Wichita756.4
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Cities near Wichita, KS

CityScoreMiles
Eastborough, KS924
Willowbrook, KS8545.8
Andover, KS8411.1
Derby, KS8410.6
Hesston, KS8431.5
Bel Aire, KS836.4
Rose Hill, KS8314.2
Andale, KS8217.5
CityScoreMiles
Colwich, KS8212.6
Mulvane, KS8215.7
Kechi, KS818
Goddard, KS8113.2
Valley Center, KS8110.3
Cheney, KS8124.8
Clearwater, KS8015.8
North Newton, KS8026.5
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