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Wichita, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,800 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Wichita:

$115,800
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,900 - $172,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $148,411
Here:

$148,411
State:

$166,141

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,350
Here:

$158,350
State:

$137,909

In 2-unit structures: $317,072
Here:

$317,072
State:

$98,792

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,021
Here:

$155,021
State:

$114,796

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $73,828
Here:

$73,828
State:

$124,036

Mobile homes: $48,316
Here:

$48,316
State:

$39,479

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $62,050
Here:

$62,050
State:

$54,153
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 339,113

Size of family households: 37,453 2-persons, 20,085 3-persons, 17,143 4-persons, 8,410 5-persons, 3,446 6-persons, 1,936 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 43,332 1-person, 6,264 2-persons, 694 3-persons, 254 4-persons, 68 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

60,736 married couples with children.
24,053 single-parent households (5,244 men, 18,809 women).

87.1% of residents of Wichita speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 27,938 (8.1%)
(36.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wichita, Kansas:

  • 345no bedroom
  • 2,6921 bedroom
  • 22,7862 bedrooms
  • 41,1513 bedrooms
  • 14,5324 bedrooms
  • 4,1535+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita, Kansas:

  • 3,833no bedroom
  • 18,7411 bedroom
  • 20,6582 bedrooms
  • 8,1653 bedrooms
  • 1,5124 bedrooms
  • 4405+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,611no vehicle
  • 24,8511 vehicle
  • 40,6622 vehicles
  • 12,8703 vehicles
  • 3,5474 vehicles
  • 1,1185+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7,673no vehicle
  • 28,1721 vehicle
  • 14,1742 vehicles
  • 2,5843 vehicles
  • 5684 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wichita, Kansas:

  • 871 room
  • 8852 rooms
  • 2,6833 rooms
  • 7,9604 rooms
  • 18,6105 rooms
  • 19,1016 rooms
  • 13,7417 rooms
  • 10,6608 rooms
  • 11,9329+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita, Kansas:

  • 2,9321 room
  • 5,8322 rooms
  • 11,4773 rooms
  • 14,0294 rooms
  • 10,1215 rooms
  • 4,7276 rooms
  • 2,2857 rooms
  • 1,0708 rooms
  • 8769+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Wichita, KS household income distribution

  • Wichita, KS household income distribution
  • 12,440Less than $10,000
  • 8,713$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9,616$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10,134$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10,147$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10,017$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8,589$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8,658$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7,565$45,000 to $49,999
  • 13,475$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14,989$60,000 to $74,999
  • 13,287$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,508$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,379$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,670$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,940$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Wichita, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Wichita, KS
  • 2,539Less than $10,000
  • 1,677$10,000 to $14,999
  • 394$15,000 to $19,999
  • 912$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,116$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,075$30,000 to $34,999
  • 491$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,156$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,968$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,655$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6,561$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5,147$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,148$90,000 to $99,999
  • 9,871$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,798$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,921$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,521$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5,897$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,862$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,118$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,728$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,172$500,000 to $749,999
  • 120$750,000 to $999,999
  • 328$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Wichita, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Wichita, KS
  • 399Less than $100
  • 598$100 to $149
  • 371$150 to $199
  • 1,234$200 to $249
  • 1,237$250 to $299
  • 3,173$300 to $349
  • 4,189$350 to $399
  • 4,469$400 to $449
  • 7,929$450 to $499
  • 6,702$500 to $549
  • 6,387$550 to $599
  • 4,350$600 to $649
  • 3,398$650 to $699
  • 2,367$700 to $749
  • 2,695$750 to $799
  • 3,306$800 to $899
  • 1,622$900 to $999
  • 2,409$1,000 to $1,249
  • 774$1,250 to $1,499
  • 496$1,500 to $1,999
  • 702$2,000 or more
  • 2,231No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9,0561995 to March 2000
  • 6,3841990 to 1994
  • 3,4111985 to 1989
  • 3,3681980 to 1984
  • 2,7721975 to 1979
  • 9771970 to 1974
  • 5151965 to 1969
  • 1,455Before 1965
Wichita commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,100
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 18,848
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34,535
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42,168
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 32,875
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7,596
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 12,875
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 891
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,135
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,195
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,981
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,724
Wichita, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.0%
Number of people working at home: 3,802 (2.3% of all workers)

Wichita mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 139,036 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 16,744 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,182 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 153 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 175 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 291 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,357 (1%)
  • Other means: 950 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,802 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 89,596
 German: 54,083
 United States or American: 29,266
 English: 23,156
 Irish: 19,650
 French (except Basque): 5,380
 Italian: 4,654
 Scotch-Irish: 4,554
 Swedish: 3,809
 Scottish: 3,787
 European: 3,659
 Dutch: 3,393
 Polish: 2,341
 Norwegian: 2,279
 Subsaharan African:: 2,259
 Arab:: 2,079
 African: 1,719
 Welsh: 1,295
 Czech: 1,150
 British: 1,123
 French Canadian: 1,055
 Danish: 976
 Lebanese: 943
 Russian: 786
 Greek: 605
 Swiss: 542
 Iranian: 403
 Arab/Arabic: 381
 Czechoslovakian: 359
 Canadian: 330
 Austrian: 303
 Hungarian: 295
 Pennsylvania German: 280
 Scandinavian: 272
 Ukrainian: 217
 Portuguese: 207
 Northern European: 196
 Nigerian: 186
 Lithuanian: 162
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 160
 Iraqi: 152
 Kenyan: 150
 Croatian: 143
 Finnish: 140
 Egyptian: 122
 Ethiopian: 109
 Syrian: 108
 Palestinian: 102
 Moroccan: 97
 Belgian: 96
 Other Arab: 90
 Australian: 87
 Jordanian: 84
 Slovak: 83
 Romanian: 80
 Other Subsaharan African: 77
 Yugoslavian: 76
 Eastern European: 75
 Jamaican: 72
 Acadian/Cajun: 62
 Armenian: 61
 Bulgarian: 58
 Slovene: 43
 Haitian: 43
 Latvian: 41
 Celtic: 39
 Brazilian: 37
 Serbian: 36
 Turkish: 34
 Slavic: 32
 Macedonian: 28
 Luxemburger: 19
 German Russian: 19
 West Indian: 17
 New Zealander: 15
 Estonian: 13
 Israeli: 11
 Bermudan: 10
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 9
 South African: 7
 British West Indian: 7
 Senegalese: 6
 Albanian: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 Maltese: 5
 Sierra Leonean: 5
 Dutch West Indian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 42%Mexico
  • 19%Vietnam
  • 3%India
  • 2%United Kingdom
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 2%Philippines

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

49% of Wichita residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Kansas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,228
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 587
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,760
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,489
  • 9th grade: 2,143
  • 10th grade: 2,572
  • 11th grade: 2,620
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,533
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 28,566
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8,382
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 17,243
  • Associate degree: 4,906
  • Bachelor's degree: 19,082
  • Master's degree: 5,683
  • Professional school degree: 2,748
  • Doctorate degree: 1,095

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,032
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 518
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,299
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,673
  • 9th grade: 2,434
  • 10th grade: 3,150
  • 11th grade: 2,954
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,106
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,280
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,293
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 18,217
  • Associate degree: 5,811
  • Bachelor's degree: 18,062
  • Master's degree: 6,322
  • Professional school degree: 1,238
  • Doctorate degree: 462

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 9.6%Females
Wichita marital status for males
Wichita marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wichita:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,364
Here:

15.2%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,474
Here:

12.8%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,239
Here:

18.6%
Kansas:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)