Wichita, Kansas 

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Population

389,054

+4.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$45,907

Median Home Price

$129,300

Best Places to Live in Wichita, Kansas

Mid-sized city - South-central Kansas along the Arkansas River. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Wichita, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Economic cycles
-Isolation

Local Listings in Wichita
 $159,900 
3914 N Oliver St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2582 SqFt
 $222,900 
2415 N Regency Lakes Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2851 SqFt
 $100,000 
1520 E MT Vernon Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1820 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Wichita Metro Area

It may surprise some, but Wichita is the largest city in Kansas (most of Kansas City is in Missouri). Surrounded by wheat fields and oil-industry facilities, this traditional Midwestern city has a diverse agricultural and industrial economy. In part because of its invulnerable central U.S. location, World War II aircraft design and production facilities were located in the area. Today aviation firms like Beech, Cessna (Raytheon), Stearman, Lear (Bombardier), and Boeing all have plants nearby, and there are numerous supporting precision parts and engineering firms in the area.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Kansas
County: Sedgwick County
Metro Area: Wichita Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Wichita
Zip Codes: 67212, 67217, 67203, 67207, 67216, 67213, 67218, 67204, 67211, 67226, 23 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1340 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wichita is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wichita jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wichita's cost of living is 17.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wichita's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Wichita, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Sedgwick county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wichita's population is 389,054 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wichita is $129,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wichita public schools spend $12,527 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Wichita. More Education


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Reviews for Wichita   57 Reviews
stay away gangs are bad - 9/11/2019
This is a very racists city the klan have controlled this city since way back in the day I was born and raised in this redneck hick town please be safe it isn't safe to... Read More

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It has nice and not so nice qualities - 7/8/2019
I grew up there. Here's the good, bad and ugly. First the bad- the worst thing about this place is the weather. It absolutely sucks all year. It's windy and freezing all... Read More

Better than some places- harsh weather - 3/24/2018
After living in Seattle for 7 years I prefer Wichita. Violent crime worse in Wichita but property/vehicle crimes in Seattle MUCH worse and had to deal with CONSTANT... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WICHITA, KANSAS
67212, 67217, 67203, 67207, 67216, 67213, 67218, 67204, 67211, 67226, 23 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN WICHITA
$159,900
3914 N Oliver St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$222,900
2415 N Regency Lakes Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$100,000
1520 E MT Vernon Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$2,750,000
3511 W Crystal Beach Cir
Bed 7 | Bath 8

$494,000
1512 N Ridgehurst St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$319,900
2415 N Morning Dew St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$30,000
446 N Richmond Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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