Wichita, Kansas 

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Population

389,965

28% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$45,907

Avg. Home Price

$119,300

Best Places to Live in Wichita, Kansas

Mid-sized city - South-central Kansas along the Arkansas River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Economic cycles
-Isolation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Sedgwick County
Metro Area: Wichita Metro Area
City: Wichita
Zip Codes: 67212, 67203, 67217, 67207, 67216, 67218, 67213, 67204, 67211, 67208, 23 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1340 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wichita is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wichita jobs have increased by 0.93%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wichita's cost of living is 15.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Wichita's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Wichita's population is 389,965 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.27%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wichita is $119,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.63%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Wichita

It's a good time to buy in Wichita. Home Appreciation is up 5.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Wichita Real Estate.

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Reviews for Wichita   55 Reviews
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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Wish I could say better but.... - 1/22/2018
I really wish I could give Wichita a good review. Its been my home for 6 months now. Its about to be my ex home - I have a job offer elsewhere. Its been hard. I... Read More

Wichita is a real S-hole. - 12/21/2016
If you're Conservative and Christian, you're going to love what Wichita has to offer! Churches & fast food is the staple of Wichita. Wichita is so Conservative that... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN WICHITA, KANSAS
67212, 67203, 67217, 67207, 67216, 67218, 67213, 67204, 67211, 67208, 23 total