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Sedgwick County

Population: 506,529

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Mount Hope
Bentley
Valley Center
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Maize
Kechi
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Bel Aire
Garden Plain
Goddard
Wichita
Cheney
Haysville
Derby
Clearwater
Mulvane

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County is the largest county in South Central Kansas. Encompassing an area of 998 square miles, the county has 21 cities and includes Wichita - both the county seat and the largest city in Kansas.  The county is home to world-class industries, the most noted of which are aviation-related and have earned its largest city, Wichita, the title of "Air Capital of the World."

Sedgwick County Data

 

Land Area (square miles) -- 2010998

Total Population -- 2017

513,687

Average Population Density (per sq. mile) -- 2017514.72
Median Age -201735.5
Educational Attainment (Population Age 25+) - 2017

    High School Graduate or Higher

89.9%

    Some College

23.6%

    Associate Degree

8.8%

    Bachelor Degree or Higher

31.00%
Average 1-Way Commute to Work (minutes) - 201718.6
Civilian Labor Force -- 2017244,662

    Unemployed

10,335

    Unemployment Rate

4.2%
Business Establishments -- 201712,561

    Employees

247,115

    Average Annual Pay

$46,393

Median Household Income - 2017

$53,923

Source: Land Area -- 2010 Census; Population Density -- Based on 2010 Land Area and 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates; Median Age, Educational Attainment, Average Commute Time and Median Household Income -- 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates; Business Establishments, Employees, Average Annual Pay -- Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages; Labor Force Data -- Local Area Unemployment Statistics