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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick 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."

Conveniently located in the center of the United States at the confluence of some of the country’s major interstate and railroad systems, Sedgwick County is perfectly positioned to connect you to suppliers and customers in all corners of the country.

County Data

Population

516,042

Land area

998

Average population density

517

Median age

35.2

High School Graduate or Higher

89.3%

Some College, No Degree

24.1%

Associate Degree

8.1%

Bachelor Degree or Higher

30.9%

Average 1-Way commute to work (min)

19.1

Civilian labor force

251,155

Unemployment rate

3.5%

Unemployment

8,678

Number of business establishments

12,595

Employees

250,769

Average annual pay

$47,764

Median household income

$54,974

Sources: 2019 Population Estimates for the 10-County Region; 2010 Census; American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 2014-2018; Bureau of Labor Statistics - Local Area Unemployment Statistics; Bureau of Labor Statistics - Quarterly Census of Wages 2018 Average

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