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City of Maize Where Community Counts

Contact

  • Becky Bouska
    Deputy City Adminstrator

    p. 316.722.7561

    10100 W Grady Ave.
    P.O. Box 245
    Maize, KS 67101

     

Economic Demographics and Information

Maize is located in Sedgwick County, on the northwest edge of Wichita off of K-96.  The city limits encompass approximately 8.842 square miles. The City of Maize has evolved from a bedroom community into having a major role in residential, commercial and office growth in the area.

The city owned water & sewer plants provides services to the area. The new Maize water system was approved by KDHE and placed on line and available for use on February 6, 2003.  The City of Maize has a Class 3 rating from ISO's Public Protection Classification. Electrical and gas services are available.

Maize Population Figures

  • 2013:  3,823
  • 2009:  3,346
  • 2005:  2,118
  • 2000:  1,868
  • 1990:  1,520
  • 1970:  785
  • 1960:  623

Census Demographic Profile Highlights

Maize city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,129 (it was $51,845 in 2000)

  • Maize:  $64,129
  • KS:  $50,241

Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,524 (it was $18,803 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,692 (it was $81,900 in 2000)

  • Maize:  $118,692
  • KS:  $130,100

Distance in Miles from:

  • Chicago:  740
  • Dallas:  358
  • Denver:  455
  • Kansas City:  203
  • Los Angeles:  1,393
  • Minneapolis:  644
  • New York:  1,419
  • St. Louis:  445

Municipal Services

  • Type of local government:  Mayor/Council
  • Comprehensive City Plan:  Yes
  • City zoning adopted:  Yes
  • Full-time fire department:  Yes*
  • Fire insurance class in the city:  3
  • Full-time Police Officer:  9
  • Par-time Police Officers:  1

Demographics Info

http://webs.wichita.edu/cedbr/67101.pdf

Climate

Average Daily Temperature

  • January:  30 F
  • April:  56 F
  • July:  81 F
  • October:  59 F

Average Annual Precipitation: 31 inches

Average Annual Snowfall: 16 inches

Work Force: Labor Data for Sedgwick County

Tax Structure: Total Sales Tax Rate (city, county and state): 7.15 %

Major Manufacturers and Employers

Maize's major employers represent a diverse economic base with emphasis in manufacturing and public services.

Recreation Facilities

Recreation facilities in city or within 25 miles:

  • Public golf course:  Yes
  • Public tennis courts:  Yes
  • Public swim pools:  Yes
  • Public parks:  Yes
  • YMCA/Wellness Center:  Yes
  • Country club:  Yes
  • Library:  Yes
  • No. of theatres:  3
  • Nearest public access lake, reservoir, or river:

Media

  • Community Newspaper:  Daily/Weekly
  • Number of Radio Stations:  26
  • Number of Local Television Stations: 5
  • Cable Television Available:  Yes

Vo-Tech/Junior Colleges

Colleges / Universities

Economic Development Organizations

Full-time director:  Yes

Name of organization:  SSouth Central Kansas Economic Development District

Highways servings the community

  • Interstate (N-S):  I-135 - 13 mi.
  • Interstate (E-W):  I-70 - 103 mi.
  • U.S./Kansas (E-W): 
    • K-96 - 0 mi.
    • U.S. 54/400 - 7 mi.

Rail Railroads serving community: 

Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Reciprocal switching available:  Yes

City of Maize
Through the integration of its population into every aspect of quality education, civic improvements, community appearance, commerce and recreation, Maize shall preserve its small town atmosphere and become the best small city in Kansas.p>

"Where Community Counts"