Economic Development

The City Administrator is the primary employee tasked with executing economic development programs and projects. The City of Kechi offers various economic development incentives such as industrial revenue bonds and property tax abatements to potential businesses.

Development Incentives

To learn more about doing business in Kechi go to the development incentive page.


  • Median Age: 39.3 years old (2017)
  • Median Income: $90,781 (2017)
  • Population: 2,007 (2017)
  • Property Tax Rate: 36.726 Mills
  • Transportation: Kechi is conveniently located with direct access to K-254. Downtown Wichita and the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport are a short 15-minute drive.
  • Utilities: Kechi offers water, sewer, natural gas, and stormwater utilities. For more information please see our utility billing page.

Arts & Business District

Kechi’s downtown serves as home to a live theater, a wood shop, weaving studio, two quilt shops, two vintage boutiques, and a barbecue restaurant. Kechi’s Art and Business District offers small town, rural charm where visitors can walk from shop-to-shop to discover unique, artistic and collectible finds. It’s a casual and cozy tree-lined setting where all shops are easily accessible within a block or two.

To learn more about doing business in Kechi go to the Arts and Business District page.