Demographics

Community Profile


  • City Population: 23,509 (2015 - US Census)
  • County Population: 511,574 (2016)
  • Population Growth: 31% (2000 - 2016)

Statistics


  • Assessed Valuation: $185,600,000 (2014)
  • Number of Housing Units: 9,094 (2014)
  • Average Home Value: $202,446 (2015)
  • Average New Home Value: $214,266 (2015)
  • Median Rent: $869/month (2016)
  • Median Age: 36.2 years (2015)
  • Median Household Income: $70,204 (2015)
  • Total Households: 8,660 (2015)

Business Data


  • Number of Businesses: 570 (2016)
  • Total Employed Population: 11,522 (2015)
  • Annual Payroll: $122,572,000 (2012)
  • Total Consumer Spending: $687,646,100 (2015)

Railways & Highways


Railway Service


  • BNSF

Commercial Air Service


  • Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport: 12 miles
  • As family and guests fly to Wichita for the holidays, they'll be landing at one of the most affordable airports in the country. Cheapflights.com 2016 Airport Affordability Report lists Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (Previously Mid-Continent Airport) with an average airfare costing $355.

Major Highways


  • Kansas Turnpike (I-35): 3 miles
  • K-15: 0 miles
  • US 400 / K-54: 7 miles

Municipal Features


  • City Zoning Enforced
  • Five-year Comprehensive Plan
  • Full-time Police and Fire services
  • Nine-member city council, city manager

City Parks


  • 28 parks / 330 acres

Schools


  • Elementary Schools (11)
    • Public (9)
    • Private (2)
  • Middle Schools: 3
    • Public (2)
    • Private (1)