Wichita Population


The Wichita metro population grew from 2010 to 2020, but at a slow rate.

There are 384 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) in the United States. In 2010, their total population was 262,927,402. That rose to 286,102,368 in 2020, an increase of 23,174,966 persons, which is 8.8 percent.

For the Wichita MSA, the population rose from 623,061 to 647,610 over the same time, increasing by 24,549 persons, or 3.9 percent. The 2020 population is ninety-third largest. Of the 384 metro areas, Wichita’s rank in relative growth from 2010 to 2020 is 237.

The Wichita MSA consists of these counties: Butler, Harvey, Sedgwick, and Sumner.

This data is from the 2020 census. The Census Bureau also produces annual estimates of population. For the Wichita MSA, the 2020 estimate was 643,768.

A nearby table shows Wichita, some nearby metro areas, and some of the cities Wichita leaders visited as part of a city-to-city visit program. This table is taken from my interactive visualization of this data. Click here to use it.

Example from the visualization. Click for larger.


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