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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 Economic Development Coalition's (GWEDC) website


Section Highlights:
  • Wichita ranked No. 23  for small-business growth among the top 102 metro areas in the United States in 2013.
  • 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 $114,200 in the first quarter of 2014 according to the National Association of Realtors.
  • Wichita is home to 40 museums and galleries.