People Facts Topeka Kansas
Population, 2010 127,473 2,853,118
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 7.5% 7.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 24.4% 25.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 14.3% 13.2%
Female persons, percent, 2010 52.2% 50.4%
White persons, percent, 2010 76.2% 83.8%
Black persons, percent, 2010 11.3% 5.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 1.4% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 1.3% 2.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 4.9% 3.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 13.4% 10.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 69.7% 78.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 5.4% 6.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 10.4% 10.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 88.0% 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 27.3% 29.3%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 17.3 18.8
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 59.6% 69.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 27.4% 17.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $94,200 $122,600
Households, 2006-2010 54,475 1,101,672
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.25 2.48
Per capita money income in past 12 mo. (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $23,524 $25,907
Median household income 2006-2010 $40,342 $49,424
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 18.8% 12.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms, 2007 8,897 237,040
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.6% 2.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.7% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.2% 2.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.3% 2.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 32.0% 27.5%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 1,658,110 76,751,828
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 571,388 45,863,865
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,136,564 34,538,332
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $17,383 $12,444
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) - 4,192,347
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 60.17 81,758.72
Persons per square mile, 2010 2,118.6 34.9
Counties Shawnee County