Population of Cities in Kansas (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
5
100,000 to 1 Million
28
10,000 to 100,000

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.

Kansas has 0 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 28 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Kansas is Wichita, with a population of 389,902 people.

Wichita

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

389,902

Overland Park

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

188,966

Kansas City

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

151,709

Olathe

In 1857, Olathe was incorporated as a city.

135,473

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.

126,808

Lawrence

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

95,358

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.

65,194

Manhattan

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

54,983

Lenexa

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

52,903

Salina

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

47,336

Name 2017 Population
Wichita389,902
Overland Park188,966
Kansas City151,709
Olathe135,473
Topeka126,808
Lawrence95,358
Shawnee65,194
Manhattan54,983
Lenexa52,903
Salina47,336
Hutchinson41,310
Leavenworth36,154
Leawood34,565
Dodge City27,453
Garden City26,747
Emporia24,816
Junction City24,180
Derby23,633
Prairie Village21,805
Gardner21,110
Hays21,027
Pittsburg20,366
Liberal20,350
Newton19,105
Great Bend15,535
El Dorado13,141
Andover12,980
Ottawa12,356
Winfield12,284
Arkansas City12,063
Lansing11,849
Haysville11,245
Atchison10,679
Parsons9,906
Coffeyville9,539
Mission9,443
Augusta9,321
Chanute9,139
Independence8,799
Wellington7,889
Fort Scott7,773
Bonner Springs7,665
Valley Center7,343
Pratt6,771
Abilene6,469
Eudora6,379
Mulvane6,316
Spring Hill6,166
De Soto6,071
Ulysses6,035
Basehor5,651
Paola5,568
Iola5,454
Colby5,419
Tonganoxie5,326
Concordia5,179
Wamego4,715
Goddard4,710
Baldwin City4,677
Russell4,500
Goodland4,441
Maize4,438
Edwardsville4,390
Louisburg4,382
Osawatomie4,308
Clay Center4,069
Rose Hill4,015
Baxter Springs3,963
Larned3,900
Scott City3,890
Hugoton3,835
Hesston3,803
Beloit3,769
Lyons3,671
Frontenac3,414
Lindsborg3,338
Marysville3,294
Holton3,285
Garnett3,264
Columbus3,104
Hiawatha3,065
Ellsworth3,047
Kingman3,000
Hillsboro2,887
Galena2,886
Osage City2,837
Norton2,812
Girard2,748
Burlington2,610
Hoisington2,586
Sabetha2,584
Phillipsburg2,543
South Hutchinson2,539
Clearwater2,519
Eureka2,410
Herington2,362
Neodesha2,319
Fredonia2,291
Sterling2,264
Cimarron2,222
Cherryvale2,190
Anthony2,178
Lakin2,176
Cheney2,165
Holcomb2,145
Oakley2,098
Halstead2,081
Council Grove2,060
Ellis2,050
Seneca2,048
Caney2,042
Ellinwood2,037
Ogden2,022
Kechi1,995
Minneapolis1,984
Elkhart1,934
Medicine Lodge1,930
Belleville1,894
Plainville1,858
Humboldt1,847
Marion1,838
Wellsville1,813
North Newton1,797
Edgerton1,756
Oswego1,744
Moundridge1,737
Syracuse1,705
Horton1,702
Oberlin1,700
Sedgwick1,695
Douglass1,691
Belle Plaine1,598
Meade1,586
Smith Center1,583
Hill City1,455
Leoti1,450
Arma1,444
Towanda1,427
Silver Lake1,426
Kinsley1,407
Colwich1,398
Carbondale1,393
Ness City1,386
Harper1,376
Sublette1,364
Chapman1,361
Osborne1,353
Inman1,353
Yates Center1,351
Buhler1,317
Wathena1,313
Stockton1,297
La Crosse1,231
Conway Springs1,224
Victoria1,221
Auburn1,212
Haven1,212
Atwood1,209
Pleasanton1,176
Hoxie1,174
Elwood1,164
Valley Falls1,149
Peabody1,140
Rossville1,130
Erie1,091
Satanta1,090
Oskaloosa1,078
Washington1,076
Chetopa1,061
Plains1,056
Altamont1,043
Solomon1,040
Sedan1,034
Overbrook1,024
Lyndon1,022
Nickerson1,021
Caldwell1,020
Oxford1,017
Highland1,000
Andale993
Kiowa980
Stafford978
Riley972
Blue Rapids971
Troy970
Dighton970
Montezuma967
Quinter954
Wakefield949
Lebo912
Perry906
Garden Plain894
Burlingame888
Burrton887
Americus885
Benton876
Galva873
Cottonwood Falls869
Downs844
Jetmore842