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 -- 2015

506,529

Average Population Density (per sq. mile) -- 2015507.5
Median Age 34.6
Educational Attainment (Population Age 25+)

    High School Graduate or Higher

89.0%

    Some College

25.7%

    Associate Degree

7.1%

    Bachelor Degree or Higher

29.4%
Average 1-Way Commute to Work (minutes) 18.4
Civilian Labor Force -- 2015249,559

    Unemployed

10,916

    Unemployment Rate

4.4%
Business Establishments -- 201512571

    Employees

248157

    Average Annual Pay

$46,146

Median Household Income

$50,657

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