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Wichita, Kansas
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Wichita is 16% more densely populated than Topeka.
People are 8.7% less likely to be married in Topeka.
The Median Age is 2.2 years younger in Wichita.

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PEOPLE
 Wichita, KSTopeka, KSUnited States
 Population389,965127,265321,418,820
 Population - 2010373,725126,136308,745,538
 Population - 2000344,284122,377285,036,114
 Population - 1990304,011119,883251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now28.27%6.16%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now13.27%3.99%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,4312,09191
 Land Area160613,531,905
 Water Area41264,837
 Median Age3436.237.4
 Female Population50.58%51.95%50.81%
 Male Population49.42%48.05%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Wichita, KSTopeka, KSUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.08%7.43%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.51%6.48%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.80%6.50%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.99%3.76%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.05%3.85%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.06%6.07%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.74%14.59%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.18%11.43%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.01%12.76%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.21%6.49%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.34%5.91%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.38%7.42%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.87%4.92%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.78%2.40%1.85%
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 RACE
 Wichita, KSTopeka, KSUnited States
 White63.93%69.10%62.77%
 Black11.22%10.12%12.24%
 Asian4.74%1.28%4.95%
 Native American0.73%0.74%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.11%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.56%4.94%2.13%
 Hispanic15.69%13.60%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic84.31%86.41%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Wichita, KSTopeka, KSUnited States
 Households150,28253,411116,211,000
 Family Households92,94330,43376,958,100
 Non Family Households57,33922,97839,253,000
 Household Size2.532.312.63
 Married Population49.76%45.45%50.58%
 Single Population50.24%54.56%49.42%
 Now Married47.75%43.64%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.01%1.81%2.17%
 Never Married31.51%31.99%32.55%
 Widowed5.68%6.78%5.95%
 Divorced13.05%15.78%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.30%27.29%31.68%
 Married, no children38.42%40.40%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.78%22.50%16.94%
 Single, no children8.50%9.82%9.95%

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