Kansas - Important Cities and Towns

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Important Cities and Towns

See also: List of cities in Kansas
Cities with population of at least 15,000
City Population* Growth rate** Metro area
1 Wichita 382,368 11.1% Wichita
2 Overland Park 173,372 16.3% Kansas City, MO-KS
3 Kansas City 145,786 -0.7% Kansas City
4 Topeka 127,473 4.2% Topeka
5 Olathe 125,872 35.4% Kansas City
6 Lawrence 87,643 9.4% Lawrence
7 Shawnee 62,209 29.6% Kansas City
8 Manhattan 52,281 16.6% Manhattan
9 Lenexa 48,190 19.8% Kansas City
10 Salina 47,707 4.4%
11 Hutchinson 42,080 3.2%
12 Leavenworth 35,251 -0.5% Kansas City
13 Leawood 31,867 15.2% Kansas City
14 Dodge City 27,340 8.6%
15 Garden City 26,658 -6.3%
16 Emporia 24,916 -6.9%
17 Junction City 23,353 13.0% Manhattan
18 Derby 22,158 24.4% Wichita
19 Prairie Village 21,447 -2.8% Kansas City
20 Liberal 20,525 4.4%
21 Hays 20,510 2.5%
22 Pittsburg 20,233 5.1%
23 Newton 19,132 11.3% Wichita
24 Gardner 19,123 103.5% Kansas City
25 Great Bend 15,995 4.2%
*2010 Census
**Growth rate 2000–2010
‡Defined as a micropolitan area

Kansas has 627 incorporated cities. By state statute, cities are divided into three classes as determined by the population obtained "by any census of enumeration." A city of the third class has a population of less than 5,000, but cities reaching a population of more than 2,000 may be certified as a city of the second class. The second class is limited to cities with a population of less than 25,000, and upon reaching a population of more than 15,000, they may be certified as a city of the first class. First and second class cities are independent of any township and are not included within the township's territory.

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