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Total population: 372,186 (Urban population: 371,138, Rural population: 1,048 (all nonfarm))

Wichita,KS index of house prices


Houses: 152,050 (139,008 occupied: 85,659 owner occupied, 53,349 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1120 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $153,178.


Median contract rent in 2009: $473 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $617)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $518


Median gross rent in Wichita, KS in 2009: $618


Housing units in Wichita with a mortgage: 53,434 (6,400 second mortgage, 4,615 home equity loan, 133 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23,097


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,571


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,869


Median monthly housing costs: $743





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Wichita, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $115,800 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Wichita:

$115,800
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,200 - $173,600

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $126,238
Here:

$126,238
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,024
Here:

$123,024
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $57,139
Here:

$57,139
State:

$124,513

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,115
Here:

$73,115
State:

$108,027

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,255
Here:

$277,255
State:

$136,758

Mobile homes: $60,825
Here:

$60,825
State:

$34,057

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,767
Here:

$12,767
State:

$58,726

Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1966

Household type by relationship:

Households: 339,113
  • In family households: 279,321 (66,296 male householders, 22,177 female householders)
    67,455 spouses, 103,110 children (93,325 natural, 2,950 adopted, 6,835 stepchildren), 5,561 grandchildren, 2,981 brothers or sisters, 1,752 parents, 4,213 other relatives, 5,776 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 59,792 (24,917 male householders (20,454 living alone)), 25,737 female householders (22,878 living alone)), 9,138 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,884 (3,186 institutionalized population)

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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Rooms in houses/apartments in Wichita, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 87
  • 2 rooms: 885
  • 3 rooms: 2,683
  • 4 rooms: 7,960
  • 5 rooms: 18,610
  • 6 rooms: 19,101
  • 7 rooms: 13,741
  • 8 rooms: 10,660
  • 9 or more rooms: 11,932
  • 1 room: 2,932
  • 2 rooms: 5,832
  • 3 rooms: 11,477
  • 4 rooms: 14,029
  • 5 rooms: 10,121
  • 6 rooms: 4,727
  • 7 rooms: 2,285
  • 8 rooms: 1,070
  • 9 or more rooms: 876
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wichita, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 345
  • 1 bedroom: 2,692
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,786
  • 3 bedrooms: 41,151
  • 4 bedrooms: 14,532
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,153
  • no bedroom: 3,833
  • 1 bedroom: 18,741
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,658
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,165
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,512
  • 5+ bedrooms: 440
Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,611
  • 1 vehicle: 24,851
  • 2 vehicles: 40,662
  • 3 vehicles: 12,870
  • 4 vehicles: 3,547
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,118
  • no vehicle: 7,673
  • 1 vehicle: 28,172
  • 2 vehicles: 14,174
  • 3 vehicles: 2,584
  • 4 vehicles: 568
  • 5+ vehicles: 178

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,858
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,390
  • 1990 to 1999: 21,072
  • 1980 to 1989: 21,633
  • 1970 to 1979: 21,786
  • 1960 to 1969: 14,628
  • 1950 to 1959: 36,830
  • 1940 to 1949: 14,773
  • 1939 or earlier: 19,839

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Wichita, KS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Wichita, KS:

  • Less than $10,000: 902
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 451
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 617
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 697
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 806
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1044
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1199
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 3351
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 4844
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 5933
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 6128
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 6315
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 6048
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 12571
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 11720
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 7863
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 6356
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 7237
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 3744
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2812
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1221
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1061
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 194
  • $1,000,000 or more: 274
 


Wichita rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Wichita:

  • Less than $100: 118 people
  • $100 to $149: 142
  • $150 to $199: 376
  • $200 to $249: 807
  • $250 to $299: 851
  • $300 to $349: 1,391
  • $350 to $399: 2,989
  • $400 to $449: 4,031
  • $450 to $499: 4,383
  • $500 to $549: 5,070
  • $550 to $599: 4,489
  • $600 to $649: 4,674
  • $650 to $699: 3,916
  • $700 to $749: 3,326
  • $750 to $799: 3,191
  • $800 to $899: 4,267
  • $900 to $999: 3,046
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 3,389
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 882
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 734
  • $2,000 or more: 524
  • No cash rent: 1,783
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 9,056
  • 1990 to 1994: 6,384
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,411
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,368
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,772
  • 1970 to 1974: 977
  • 1970 to 1974: 515
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,455


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4100
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 18848
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34535
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42168
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 32875
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7596
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 12875
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 891
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1135
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2195
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1981
  • 90 or more minutes: 1724
 


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%)
 


Wichita, KS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 12440
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 8713
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 9616
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 10134
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 10147
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 10017
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8589
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 8658
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 7565
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 13475
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 14989
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 13287
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 5508
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2379
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1670
  • $200,000 or more: 1940
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 89596
 German: 54083
 United States or American: 29266
 English: 23156
 Irish: 19650
 French (except Basque): 5380
 Italian: 4654
 Scotch-Irish: 4554
 Swedish: 3809
 Scottish: 3787
 European: 3659
 Dutch: 3393
 Polish: 2341
 Norwegian: 2279
 Subsaharan African:: 2259
 Arab:: 2079
 African: 1719
 Welsh: 1295
 Czech: 1150
 British: 1123
 French Canadian: 1055
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 206182
  • Northeast: 7573
  • Midwest: 34578
  • South: 45679
  • West: 19059

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.4%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 9.6%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 6.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 8.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 11.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.2%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 6.8%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 8.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 9.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $48,913
  • Black householders: $22,458
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $32,413
  • Asian householders: $49,019
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $31,229
  • Some other race householders: $36,935
  • Two or more races householders: $41,071
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,481
Wichita household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Wichita household income for Black householders
Wichita household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Wichita household income for Asian householders
Wichita household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Wichita household income for Some other race householders
Wichita household income for Two or more races householders
Wichita household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Wichita marital status for males
Wichita marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,379
  • Black or African American householders: $77,354
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $106,535
  • Asian householders: $129,541
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $142,819
  • Some other race householders: $81,214
  • Two or more races householders: $95,882
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $85,228

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 97,791
  • One, attached: 6,039
  • Two: 6,163
  • 3 or 4: 8,794
  • 5 to 9: 5,710
  • 10 to 19: 8,327
  • 20 to 49: 6,206
  • 50 or more: 6,997
  • Mobile homes: 5,917
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 106

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,700


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 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wichita:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wichita
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.7%)
  • Electricity (14.6%)
  • Utility gas (52.9%)
  • Electricity (45.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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