Arkansas City is a city located in Cowley County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 11,459, it is the 33rd largest city in Kansas and the 2825th largest city in the United States . Arkansas City is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -7.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,415 in 2010. Arkansas City reached it's highest population of 14,262 in 1960. Spanning over 9 miles, Arkansas City has a population density of 1,229 people per square mile.
The average household income in Arkansas City is $54,857 with a poverty rate of 17.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $64,100. The median age in Arkansas City is 34.8 years, 33.1 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.