StatisticSouthwestWichitaKansas
Population13,618388,0332,913,314
Population density (sq mi)3,5672,41636
Median age37.634.436.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a53%59%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a11%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest is 48% higher than Wichita
  • The median age in Southwest is 9% higher than Wichita
  • In Southwest 81.37% of the population is White
  • In Southwest 6.92% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 2.89% of the population is Asian

Compare Wichita, KS Demographics

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      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestWichitaKansas
      White81.37%76.24%85.19%
      Black6.92%11.25%5.79%
      Asian2.89%5.01%2.68%
      American Indian2.01%1.03%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.06%
      Mixed race5.54%3.97%3.31%
      Other race1.27%2.49%2.15%
      In Southwest, 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

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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