Population of Cities in Kansas (2019)

Kansas is the 35th most populous state in the United States with a population that is approaching 3 million people. The state has a total of five cities that have populations of more than 100,000 people, with Wichita taking the top spot with a population of over 389,000. Overland Park is next on the list in terms of most populous cities, with a population exceeding 186,000. Kansas City rounds out the top three with a population of 151,306. Topeka, the state’s capital, is the fifth most populous city with just over 127,000 residents.

There is a total of 627 incorporated cities throughout the state of Kansas. These cities are divided across 105 different counties. All incorporated areas are designated as cities, and there are no towns or villages in Kansas. The cities are divided into classes based on its population and/or platted lots. First class cities have populations of at least 15,000, second class cities have populations that fall between 2,000 and 15,000, while third class cities must have at least 300 residents or 300 platted lots with sewer and water lines. Even if population counts change, cities can keep their classification. However, if they decide to un-incorporate, they will have to meet any requirements in terms of population.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

Kansas has 0 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 30 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Kansas is Wichita, with a population of 392,428 people.

Wichita

The state's largest city is also the location of Kansas' largest airport.

392,428

Overland Park

Overland Park was incorporated as a first class city in 1960.

197,711

Kansas City

Kansas City is also known as KCK to identify it from Kansas City, Missouri.

153,683

Olathe

In 1857, Olathe was incorporated as a city.

139,892

Topeka

In history, Topeka is best known for being the site of the U.S. Supreme Court case that stated that segregation in schools was unconstitutional.

125,353

Lawrence

Lawrence is a college town that is home to schools including the University of Kansas.

99,762

Shawnee

Shawnee was once named one of Money Magazine's Best Places to Live because of its low commute times, low-cost housing, and air quality index.

66,106

Manhattan

This college town has one of the busiest airports in the state and is also nicknamed The Little Apple.

50,873

Lenexa

Lenexa was once the Spinach Capital of the World and celebrates annually with a spinach festival.

54,529

Salina

Salina is one of north-central Kansas' regional trade centers.

46,355

Name 2019 Population Location
Wichita392,428Map
Overland Park197,711Map
Kansas City153,683Map
Olathe139,892Map
Topeka125,353Map
Lawrence99,762Map
Shawnee66,106Map
Lenexa54,529Map
Manhattan50,873Map
Salina46,355Map
Hutchinson40,653Map
Leavenworth36,781Map
Leawood34,790Map
Dodge City26,739Map
Garden City26,162Map
Emporia25,530Map
Derby24,188Map
Gardner21,980Map
Prairie Village21,742Map
Junction City21,309Map
Hays20,796Map
Pittsburg20,213Map
Liberal19,144Map
Newton19,048Map
Great Bend15,007Map
Andover13,766Map
El Dorado13,225Map
McPherson13,218Map
Winfield12,536Map
Ottawa12,332Map
Lansing12,146Map
Arkansas City11,856Map
Haysville11,419Map
Merriam11,200Map
Atchison10,619Map
Parsons9,441Map
Augusta9,441Map
Mission9,365Map
Coffeyville9,140Map
Chanute8,833Map
Bel Aire8,396Map
Independence8,310Map
Bonner Springs7,878Map
Valley Center7,754Map
Park City7,734Map
Wellington7,637Map
Fort Scott7,608Map
Spring Hill6,733Map
Roeland Park6,711Map
Pratt6,492Map
Basehor6,428Map
Eudora6,388Map
Mulvane6,346Map
Abilene6,214Map
De Soto6,104Map
Ulysses5,951Map
Paola5,604Map
Tonganoxie5,590Map
Colby5,404Map
Iola5,397Map
Wamego5,033Map
Concordia5,032Map
Goddard4,716Map
Baldwin City4,716Map
Maize4,687Map
Louisburg4,631Map
Russell4,416Map
Edwardsville4,411Map
Goodland4,408Map
Osawatomie4,278Map
Rose Hill4,099Map
Scott City4,010Map
Fairway4,005Map
Hesston3,824Map
Baxter Springs3,774Map
Larned3,765Map
Clay Center3,751Map
Beloit3,643Map
Mission Hills3,624Map
Lyons3,551Map
Hugoton3,526Map
Frontenac3,387Map
Holton3,351Map
Garnett3,258Map
Marysville3,237Map
Lindsborg3,203Map
Ellsworth3,044Map
Hiawatha3,008Map
Columbus2,957Map
Hillsboro2,929Map
Kingman2,781Map
Osage City2,780Map
Galena2,760Map
Norton2,728Map
Girard2,709Map
St. Marys2,703Map
Burlington2,625Map
Phillipsburg2,600Map
Sabetha2,593Map
South Hutchinson2,494Map
Clearwater2,483Map
Hoisington2,478Map
Eureka2,296Map
Herington2,263Map
Neodesha2,211Map
Cheney2,198Map
Sterling2,195Map
Fredonia2,192Map
Cimarron2,144Map
Oakley2,125Map
Lakin2,116Map
Holcomb2,106Map
Seneca2,102Map
Halstead2,075Map
Cherryvale2,067Map
Anthony2,061Map
Ellis2,005Map
Kechi2,004Map
Council Grove1,982Map
Minneapolis1,957Map
Ellinwood1,953Map
Caney1,925Map
Belleville1,861Map
Moundridge1,860Map
Marion1,817Map
Humboldt1,817Map
Syracuse1,816Map
Wellsville1,807Map
North Newton1,797Map
Ogden1,767Map
Plainville1,765Map
Medicine Lodge1,765Map
Edgerton1,738Map
Douglass1,688Map
Sedgwick1,683Map
WaKeeney1,680Map
Oswego1,672Map
Horton1,663Map
Elkhart1,640Map
Westwood1,637Map
Belle Plaine1,538Map
Oberlin1,529Map
Meade1,520Map
Smith Center1,499Map
Colwich1,467Map
Towanda1,430Map
Hill City1,422Map
Silver Lake1,420Map
Arma1,420Map
Yates Center1,399Map
Johnson City1,397Map
Leoti1,381Map
Grandview Plaza1,379Map
Carbondale1,366Map
Kinsley1,362Map
Sublette1,316Map
Chapman1,316Map
Harper1,310Map
Ness City1,308Map
Osborne1,305Map
Inman1,305Map
Buhler1,275Map
Wathena1,265Map
St. Francis1,255Map
Stockton1,237Map
Atwood1,230Map
Auburn1,200Map
Victoria1,197Map
Conway Springs1,191Map
Hoxie1,183Map
St. John1,181Map
Haven1,176Map
La Crosse1,171Map
Pleasanton1,170Map
Lincoln Center1,169Map
Valley Falls1,131Map
Peabody1,125Map
Elwood1,113Map
Rossville1,112Map
La Cygne1,106Map
Washington1,064Map
Oskaloosa1,060Map
Erie1,052Map
Satanta1,051Map
St. George1,019Map
Altamont1,013Map
Sedan1,013Map
Overbrook1,012Map
Chetopa1,010Map
Lyndon1,007Map
Oxford1,002Map
Andale1,002Map
Solomon998Map
Caldwell996Map
Plains996Map
Highland982Map
Nickerson979Map
Lake Quivira958Map
Stafford954Map
Quinter954Map