Demographics

Community Profile


  • City Population: 23,673
  • County Population: 525,294 (2018)
  • Population Growth: 6.2% (2010 - 2017)
  • Economic Snapshot

Statistics


  • Assessed Valuation: $220,700,000 (2018)
  • Number of Housing Units: 9,443 (2017)
  • Average Home Value: $189,584 (2017)
  • Average New Home Value: $280,384 (2017)
  • Average Rent: $710/month (2018)
  • Median Age: 36.8 years (2017)
  • Median Household Income: $69,646 (2018)
  • Average Household Income: $85,937 (2018)
  • Total Households: 8,831 (2018)
  • Cost of living in Kansas: nearly 8.75 percent below the national average. Ranked sixth lowest for cost of living. From food and gasoline to property taxes and car insurance, most of what you need costs less here. Visit Kansas Department of Commerce.

Business Data


  • Number of Businesses: 581 (2018)
  • Total Workforce: 12,102 (2018)
  • Employed: 98% (2018)

Railway Service


  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Commercial Air Service


Major Highways


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

Municipal Features


  • City zoning enforced
  • Ten-year Comprehensive Plan
  • Full-time police and fire services
  • Nine-member city council, mayor, and city manager

City Parks


  • 32 parks / 366 acres

Schools


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