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Kechi is a township in Sedgwick County, in the Wichita metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Kechi. For links to other places called Kechi, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kechi is 37.781N. The longitude is -97.316W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,375 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,041.
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24% of Kechi residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kechi ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kechi was $19,014, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Kechi residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kechi, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Sedgwick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kechi political report.
The average commute time for Kechi workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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