Population density (sq mi)2,4163691
Median age34.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Wichita is 6611% higher than Kansas
  • The median age in Wichita is 5% lower than Kansas
  • In Wichita 76.24% of the population is White
  • In Wichita 11.25% of the population is Black
  • In Wichita 5.01% of the population is Asian

Compare Wichita, KS Demographics


      Wichita population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.03%0.82%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race3.97%3.31%3.06%
      Other race2.49%2.15%4.75%
      In Wichita, 16.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Wichita age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Wichita, KS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).