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Sedgwick County Profile

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."

For current data about Sedgwick County, visit the Greater Wichita Partnership website


Section Highlights:
  • Wichita is ranked No. 10  for best cities for new college grads in 2016.
  • Wichita boasts an average commute time of 18.7 minutes.
  • The median sales price for an existing single-family home in the Wichita metro area was $127,000 in the first quarter of 2016 according to the National Association of Realtors.
  • Wichita is home to 40 museums and galleries.