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Wichita Apartments
Last updated February 25 2024 at 2:33 AM

Wichita, KS
295 Apartments for Rent

Wichita Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 389,938
Population Density: 2,412.1 people/sq mile
Median Age: 36
Percentage of Family Households: 61%
Median Annual Income: $56,293 / year
Median Rent: $844 / month

What locals are saying

Welcome to Wichita: the largest city in Kansas.

What was once a cow town settled by Indian tribes is now home to single, young professionals and families

Wichita Demographics


How diverse is Wichita?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Wichita is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Wichita are White (59.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.4%), Black Or African American (9.2%), Two Or More (6.4%), Asian (5%), Other (0.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.4%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Wichita residents?

The median age in Wichita is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Wichita?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Wichita is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Wichita are White (59.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.4%), Black Or African American (9.2%), Two Or More (6.4%), Asian (5%), Other (0.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.4%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Wichita residents?

The median age in Wichita is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Wichita Crime


Overall Crime

Highest
Wichita has one of the highest overall crime rates in the nation.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Wichita is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Wichita is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Wichita


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
271 Students
6 Reviews
271
Students
6 Reviews
9 /10
Circle Greenwich Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
264 Students
4 Reviews
264
Students
4 Reviews
6 /10
Riverside Leadership Magnet Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
258 Students
1 Reviews
258
Students
1 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
523 Students
5 Reviews
523
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
Maize South Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
866 Students
10 Reviews
866
Students
10 Reviews
6 /10
Robinson Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
761 Students
4 Reviews
761
Students
4 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Eisenhower High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
952 Students
4 Reviews
952
Students
4 Reviews
8 /10
Maize South High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
887 Students
3 Reviews
887
Students
3 Reviews
3 /10
Northwest High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,311 Students
4 Reviews
1,311
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Wichita


Apartment List has released the results for Wichita from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
62%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
61%
Commute Time
55%
Affordability
46%
Pet Friendliness
43%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
41%
Social Life
39%
Quality of Schools
39%
Public Transit
35%
Dating
34%
Safety and Crime Rate
23%
Weather
23%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Wichita, Kansas

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Wichita is $868, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,024. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Wichita, KS


Searching for an apartment for rent in Wichita, KS? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 295 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Wichita. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Wichita is $907 for a studio, $868 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,024 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Wichita apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Wichita, KS apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Wichita?

In Wichita, the average rent is $907 for a studio, $868 for a 1-bedroom, $1,024 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,417 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Wichita, check out our monthly Wichita Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Wichita?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Wichita by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Wichita?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Wichita apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Wichita?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Wichita.

How can I find off-campus housing in Wichita?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Wichita. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Friends University, Wichita State University, and Newman University.