StatisticSouth AreaWichitaKansas
Population5,666388,0332,913,314
Population density (sq mi)9522,41636
Median age34.634.436.2
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a53%59%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a11%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Area is 61% lower than Wichita
  • The median age in South Area is 1% higher than Wichita
  • In South Area 82.31% of the population is White
  • In South Area 4.24% of the population is Black
  • In South Area 5.17% of the population is Asian

Compare Wichita, KS Demographics

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      South Area population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth AreaWichitaKansas
      White82.31%76.24%85.19%
      Black4.24%11.25%5.79%
      Asian5.17%5.01%2.68%
      American Indian0.47%1.03%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.06%
      Mixed race4.48%3.97%3.31%
      Other race3.34%2.49%2.15%
      In South Area, 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

      South Area age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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