StatisticNew SalemWichitaKansas
Population density (sq mi)7822,41636
Median age32.334.436.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a53%59%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a11%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in New Salem is 68% lower than Wichita
  • The median age in New Salem is 6% lower than Wichita
  • In New Salem 49.16% of the population is White
  • In New Salem 32.80% of the population is Black
  • In New Salem 9.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Wichita, KS Demographics


      New Salem population breakdown by race

      RaceNew SalemWichitaKansas
      American Indian0.08%1.03%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.06%
      Mixed race4.38%3.97%3.31%
      Other race4.29%2.49%2.15%
      In New Salem, 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

      New Salem age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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