Population of Cities in Kansas (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
5
100,000 to 1 Million
30
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 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
Wichita392,428
Overland Park197,711
Kansas City153,683
Olathe139,892
Topeka125,353
Lawrence99,762
Shawnee66,106
Lenexa54,529
Manhattan50,873
Salina46,355
Hutchinson40,653
Leavenworth36,781
Leawood34,790
Dodge City26,739
Garden City26,162
Emporia25,530
Derby24,188
Gardner21,980
Prairie Village21,742
Junction City21,309
Hays20,796
Pittsburg20,213
Liberal19,144
Newton19,048
Great Bend15,007
Andover13,766
El Dorado13,225
McPherson13,218
Winfield12,536
Ottawa12,332
Lansing12,146
Arkansas City11,856
Haysville11,419
Merriam11,200
Atchison10,619
Parsons9,441
Augusta9,441
Mission9,365
Coffeyville9,140
Chanute8,833
Bel Aire8,396
Independence8,310
Bonner Springs7,878
Valley Center7,754
Park City7,734
Wellington7,637
Fort Scott7,608
Spring Hill6,733
Roeland Park6,711
Pratt6,492
Basehor6,428
Eudora6,388
Mulvane6,346
Abilene6,214
De Soto6,104
Ulysses5,951
Paola5,604
Tonganoxie5,590
Colby5,404
Iola5,397
Wamego5,033
Concordia5,032
Goddard4,716
Baldwin City4,716
Maize4,687
Louisburg4,631
Russell4,416
Edwardsville4,411
Goodland4,408
Osawatomie4,278
Rose Hill4,099
Scott City4,010
Fairway4,005
Hesston3,824
Baxter Springs3,774
Larned3,765
Clay Center3,751
Beloit3,643
Mission Hills3,624
Lyons3,551
Hugoton3,526
Frontenac3,387
Holton3,351
Garnett3,258
Marysville3,237
Lindsborg3,203
Ellsworth3,044
Hiawatha3,008
Columbus2,957
Hillsboro2,929
Kingman2,781
Osage City2,780
Galena2,760
Norton2,728
Girard2,709
St. Marys2,703
Burlington2,625
Phillipsburg2,600
Sabetha2,593
South Hutchinson2,494
Clearwater2,483
Hoisington2,478
Eureka2,296
Herington2,263
Neodesha2,211
Cheney2,198
Sterling2,195
Fredonia2,192
Cimarron2,144
Oakley2,125
Lakin2,116
Holcomb2,106
Seneca2,102
Halstead2,075
Cherryvale2,067
Anthony2,061
Ellis2,005
Kechi2,004
Council Grove1,982
Minneapolis1,957
Ellinwood1,953
Caney1,925
Belleville1,861
Moundridge1,860
Marion1,817
Humboldt1,817
Syracuse1,816
Wellsville1,807
North Newton1,797
Ogden1,767
Plainville1,765
Medicine Lodge1,765
Edgerton1,738
Douglass1,688
Sedgwick1,683
WaKeeney1,680
Oswego1,672
Horton1,663
Elkhart1,640
Westwood1,637
Belle Plaine1,538
Oberlin1,529
Meade1,520
Smith Center1,499
Colwich1,467
Towanda1,430
Hill City1,422
Silver Lake1,420
Arma1,420
Yates Center1,399
Johnson City1,397
Leoti1,381
Grandview Plaza1,379
Carbondale1,366
Kinsley1,362
Sublette1,316
Chapman1,316
Harper1,310
Ness City1,308
Osborne1,305
Inman1,305
Buhler1,275
Wathena1,265
St. Francis1,255
Stockton1,237
Atwood1,230
Auburn1,200
Victoria1,197
Conway Springs1,191
Hoxie1,183
St. John1,181
Haven1,176
La Crosse1,171
Pleasanton1,170
Lincoln Center1,169
Valley Falls1,131
Peabody1,125
Elwood1,113
Rossville1,112
La Cygne1,106
Washington1,064
Oskaloosa1,060
Erie1,052
Satanta1,051
St. George1,019
Altamont1,013
Sedan1,013
Overbrook1,012
Chetopa1,010
Lyndon1,007
Oxford1,002
Andale1,002
Solomon998
Caldwell996
Plains996
Highland982
Nickerson979
Lake Quivira958
Stafford954
Quinter954