Wichita metropolitan area, Kansas

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Location of the Wichita-Winfield CSA and its components:
  Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area
  Winfield Micropolitan Statistical Area

The Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget, is an area consisting of four counties in south central Kansas, anchored by the city of Wichita. As of the 2013 American Community Survey, the MSA had a population of 637,989.



Populations are from the 2020 census.

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[1]

Places with more than 300,000 inhabitants[edit]

  • Wichita (Principal city) Pop: 397,532

Places with 10,000 to 30,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 5,000 to 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

Unincorporated places[edit]


As of the census of 2000,[2] there were 571,166 people, 220,440 households, and 149,768 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 82.36% White, 7.51% African American, 1.06% Native American, 2.73% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 3.67% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.23% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $42,070, and the median income for a family was $50,202. Males had a median income of $37,025 versus $24,444 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,519.

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

The Wichita–Winfield Combined Statistical Area is made up of five counties in south central Kansas. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 607,457 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 646,317).[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 7, 2015. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-27.