Wichita Population 2018

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016389,9028420.22%
2015389,0607120.18%
2014388,3481,2430.32%
2013387,1051,3950.36%
2012385,7101,9870.52%
2011383,7231,3550.35%
2010382,36838,08411.06%
2000344,28440,27313.25%
1990304,01124,1738.64%
1980279,8383,2841.19%
1970276,55421,8568.58%
1960254,69886,41951.35%
1950168,27953,31346.37%
1940114,9663,8563.47%
1930111,11038,89353.86%
192072,21719,76737.69%
191052,45027,779112.60%
190024,6718183.43%
189023,85318,942385.71%
18804,9110.00%

Wichita Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White292,65675.06%
Black or African American44,33211.37%
Asian19,5905.02%
Two or More Races16,3364.19%
Some Other Race10,1992.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8640.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1700.04%

Population Pyramid

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Wichita Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
32,015
Houses With Mortgage
58,315
Vacancy Rate
10.4
Median Rent
716
Median Home Value
119,700
Renter-Occupied Units
60,353
Owner-Occupied Units
90,330
Total Housing Units
168,095

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Wichita for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5% and the labor force participation rate is 66.5%.

Wichita Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.8
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
19546
Male Householder (no wife) Families
7351
Married Couple Families
65787
Average Family Size
3.28
Average Household Size
2.53