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Topeka Population

Topeka is a city in Kansas, State of United States, Topeka population in 2023 is estimated to be 127,336, covers city area of 62.76 sq mi (162.53 sq km), ranks fifth largest city in Kansas State, two-hundred-nineteenth city in the United States. Topeka population as per 2020 census is 126,587 compared to 2010 population of 127,473 with the increase number of -886 people and growth of -0.7 percent. Topeka is along Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, The name Topeka is a Kansa-Osage word which means for a good place to dig potatoes.

Below is the Topeka population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010127,913
2011128,2160.24
2012128,087-0.10
2013127,726-0.28
2014127,496-0.18
2015127,422-0.06
2016126,989-0.34
2017126,583-0.32
2018125,904-0.54
2019126,1120.17
2020126,5870.38
2021 *125,969-0.488
2022 *126,9950.81
2023 *127,3360.27
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Topeka Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Topeka population is 125,318, out of these 59,849 are male, 65,469 are female, The sex ratio of Topeka is 91. The median age of the Topeka population is 39.1, Topeka population by age are, under 18 years is 27,514, 16 years and over is 100,906, 18 years and over is 97,804, 21 years and over is 92,662, 65 years and over is 27,539. 47.8% are male, 52.2% are female, Population of Topeka by age percent-wise is, 22.0% are under 18 years old, 80.5% are 16 years and over, 78.0% are 18 years and over, 73.9% are 21 years and over, 18.6% are 65 years and over. There are total 60,013 housing units, The voting population of Topeka are 95,273, out of these 44,892 are male voters, 50,381 are female voters, 47.1% are male, 52.9% are female. Topeka population in 2022 is estimated to be 126,995, and in 2021 is estimated to be 125,969.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -57,7556.2%
5 - 99,0457.2%
10 - 146,0774.8%
15 - 198,1106.5%
20 - 249,5437.6%
25 - 3416,62513.3%
35 - 4414,86411.9%
45 - 5413,45810.7%
55 - 598,5976.9%
60 - 647,9326.3%
65 - 7412,85910.3%
75 - 847,7706.2%
85 and over2,6832.1%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Topeka Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Topeka by race are:

White Population

White population in Topeka, Kansas are 96,426, percentage wise 76.9 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Topeka, Kansas are 13,763, percentage wise 11.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Topeka, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Topeka are 1,665, percentage wise 1.3 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Topeka, Kansas are 20,916. Percentage wise 16.7 percent are hispanics.

Population by Race125,318Percent
White96,42676.9%
Black or African American13,76311.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3311.1%
Asian Population1,6651.3%
Hispanic or Latino20,91616.7%
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Topeka native population is 120,287, out of these 87,947 born in the Kansas state and 31,922 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 5,031, out of these 2,419 are Naturalized US citizen, 48 are in Europe, 829 in Asia, 0 in Africa, 1,486 in Latin America and 56 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Topeka are 2,612, out of these 79 are from Europe, 288 are from Asia, 0 from Africa, 2,160 are from Latin America and 85 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native120,287
Born in state of residence87,947
Born in other state in the United States31,922
Northeast3,235
Midwest12,646
South9,074
West6,967
Born outside the United States418
Puerto Rico99
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)319
Foreign born
Born outside of United States5,031
Naturalized U.S. citizen2,419
Europe48
Asia829
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America1,486
Northern America56
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen2,612
Europe79
Asia288
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America2,160
Northern America85
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Topeka Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Topeka, Kansas are 60,013, Occupied housing units are 54,066, Rental vacancy rate is 13. Percentage of occupancy is 90, 53.50% of houses are owner occupied and 36.60% of houses are renter occupied in Topeka. There are 67.19 percent of one-unit detached, 6.55 percent of one-units attached, 1.87 percent of two-unit houses, 3.73 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.01 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.54 percent are available with one vehicle, 32.42 percent are available with two vehicles, 12.57 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.56 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units60,013
Occupied housing units54,066
Occupied housing units percent90
Rental vacancy rate13
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached40,324
1-unit attached3,931
2 units1,124
3 or 4 units2,241
Mobile home1,806
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied32,104
Renter-occupied21,962
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Topeka Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Topeka, Kansas is $105,100, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 6.89 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 18.22 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 12.94 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 6.39 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 7.14 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 1.42 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.50 percent are between $500,000 to one million.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0004,132
$50,000 to $99,99910,937
$100,000 to $149,9997,763
$150,000 to $199,9993,832
$200,000 to $299,9994,287
$300,000 to $499,999853
$500,000 to $999,999300
$1,000,000 or more0
Median (dollars)105,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Topeka Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,097, 0.35 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 11.55 percent pay between $500 to $999, 12.20 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.92 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 0.75 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.26 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.25 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $480, 1.64 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.66 percent pays between $250 to $399, 9.87 percent pay between $400 to $599, 4.46 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.87 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.70 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500213
$500 to $9996,934
$1,000 to $1,4997,322
$1,500 to $1,9992,355
$2,000 to $2,499451
$2,500 to $2,999158
$3,000 or more151
Median (dollars)1,097
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250982
$250 to $3993,399
$400 to $5995,925
$600 to $7992,678
$800 to $9991,124
$1,000 or more423
Median (dollars)480
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Topeka Rental

Total number of Topeka rental homes or apartments are 21,962, occupied by Renter, The median value of Topeka average rental rate is $824. 13.98 percent of homes are under $500, 55.77 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 25.45 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.76 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.02 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5003,071
$500 to $99912,248
$1,000 to $1,4995,168
$1,500 to $1,999421
$2,000 to $2,499387
$2,500 to $2,9990
$3,000 or more225
Median (dollars)824
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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