Topeka SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

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Topeka, Kansas Info Snack

Topeka (/topik/; Kansa: Tó Pee Kuh) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. It is situated along the Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, in northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 127,473. The Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Shawnee, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties, had a population of 233,870 in the 2010 census.
Population
127,472
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$99,400
Median Income
$43,740
Median Rent
$724

2 Reviews & Comments About Topeka

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

07/23/2018

The crime is really bad. There is always a murder, break in, or carjacking here in Topeka. The school system is terrible and the majority of the teachers dont truly care about the students.

There is not much to do here but we do have a pretty nice zoo and mall.


08/05/2018

Topeka really sucks! There's so much murder and theft that goes on its ridiculous.

The good thing about Topeka is overall it had very convenient locations for their stores and mall.

Rankings for Topeka in Kansas

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Map Of Topeka, KS

Population over time in Topeka

Year Population % Change
2016 127,472 -0.2%
2015 127,672 0.0%
2014 127,660 0.0%
2013 127,625 0.2%
2012 127,312 0.4%
2011 126,842 0.6%
2010 126,136 -

Crime in Topeka Per 100k

Crime Topeka KS USA
Violent Crime 613.6 413.0 382.9
Murder 21.3 5.5 5.3
Robbery 212.4 61.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 335.6 290.3 248.9
Property Crime 5128.6 2800.9 2362.0
Burglary 790.5 478.2 430.4
Larceny 3731.5 2053.3 1694.0
Car Theft 606.5 269.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Topeka

White
69.2% (88,191)
African American
9.6% (12,198)
American Indian
0.7% (943)
Asian
1.4% (1,768)
Hawaiian
0.0% (29)
Other
0.2% (192)
Two Or More
4.8% (6,180)
Hispanic
14.1% (17,971)
Race Topeka KS USA
White 69.2% 76.8% 60.6%
African American 9.6% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 4.8% 2.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 14.1% 11.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Topeka, Kansas

Less than $10,000
7.6% (9,687)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (9,177)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (16,316)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (15,806)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (19,630)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (25,239)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (14,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (11,982)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (2,931)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (2,549)
Income Topeka KS USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.3% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 10.2% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 14.5% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 19.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 13.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 4.0% 5.7%

Gender in Topeka

Female
52.2% (66,533)
Male
47.8% (60,938)
Gender Topeka KS USA
Female 52.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Topeka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.9% (4,911)
9-12th Grade
7.2% (9,151)
High School / GED
31.4% (39,974)
Some College
24.4% (31,134)
Associate's Degree
6.2% (7,872)
Bachelor's Degree
16.8% (21,372)
Master's Degree
7.0% (8,932)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,587)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (1,534)
Education Topeka KS USA
< 9th Grade 3.9% 3.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.2% 5.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 31.4% 26.6% 27.5%
Some College 24.4% 23.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.2% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 16.8% 20.2% 18.8%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.2% 1.3%

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