Leawood, KS

Census Place

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2022 Population
33,784
0.107% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
48.8
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
2.35%
17.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$174,779
9.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$592,700
18.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Leawood, KS had a population of 33.8k people with a median age of 48.8 and a median household income of $174,779. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Leawood, KS grew from 33,748 to 33,784, a 0.107% increase and its median household income grew from $159,540 to $174,779, a 9.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Leawood, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), White (Hispanic) (1.68%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Leawood, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Leawood, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Leawood, KS are Saint Paul School of Theology (28 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Leawood, KS was $592,700, and the homeownership rate was 91%.

Most people in Leawood, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Leawood, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Leawood, KS is home to a population of 33.8k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.89% of Leawood, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.99k people).

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Leawood, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 619 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Leawood, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Leawood, KS was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Leawood, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.8k ± 749
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.95k ± 592
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    619 ± 286
3.21%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Leawood, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 619 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.21% of the people in Leawood, KS are hispanic (1.08k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.89%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.99k people
6.81%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.3k people

As of 2022, 5.89% of Leawood, KS residents (1.99k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Leawood, KS was 6.81%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    576 ± 163
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    304 ± 238
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    249 ± 114

Leawood, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Leawood, KS employs 16.8k people. The largest industries in Leawood, KS are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,526 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,017 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,481 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($144,345), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($143,261), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($142,912).

Occupations

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,048
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 8.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Leawood, KS grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 16.4k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Leawood, KS, are Management Occupations (3,732 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,245 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2,102 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Leawood, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,048
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 8.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Leawood, KS grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 16.4k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Leawood, KS, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,526 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,017 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,481 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Leawood, KS, though some of these residents may live in Leawood, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$140,893
Median earning men ± $11,883
$66,361
Median earning women ± $8,655

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($202,907), Construction ($178,654), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($157,984).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($115,547), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($104,007), and Information ($99,844).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.11%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.44M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 3.11% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.23%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Leawood, KS awarded 28 degrees. The student population of Leawood, KS in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 51 male students and 51 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Leawood, KS are White (18 and 64.3%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 14.3%), Asian (3 and 10.7%), and Two or More Races (2 and 7.14%).

The largest universities in Leawood, KS by number of degrees awarded are Saint Paul School of Theology (28 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Leawood, KS are Divinity & Ministry (25 and 89.3%) and Theological Studies (3 and 10.7%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.872% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.778% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (605k), Some college (553k), and Bachelors Degree (450k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Leawood, KS was $592,700 in 2022, which is 2.1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $498,900 to $592,700, a 18.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Leawood, KS is 91%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Leawood, KS have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Leawood, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Leawood, KS is $174,779. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Leawood, KS was Census Tract 516 with a value of $175,313, followed by Census Tract 533.01 and Census Tract 533.02, with respective values of $168,849 and $167,311.

Property

$592,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,015
$12,105
Median Property Taxes
±$766

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Rent vs Own

91%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 91% of the housing units in Leawood, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 516
  2. Census Tract 533.01
  3. Census Tract 533.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Leawood, KS was Census Tract 516 with a value of $175,313, followed by Census Tract 533.01 and Census Tract 533.02, with respective values of $168,849 and $167,311.

The following map shows all of the places in Leawood, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$174,779
Median Household Income
± $10,353
13.3k
Number of Households
± 876

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.3k households in Leawood, KS grew to $174,779 from the previous year's value of $159,540.

The following chart displays the households in Leawood, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Leawood, KS is from Kansas.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.512% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.1%)
  3. Carpooled (3.29%)

In 2022, 74.5% of workers in Leawood, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.1%) and those who carpooled to work (3.29%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Leawood, KS have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Leawood, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Leawood, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Leawood, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Leawood, KS (792 out of 33.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Leawood, KS is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.1% of the population of Leawood, KS has health coverage, with 61.5% on employee plans, 2.7% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 0.856% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, KS see 811 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.123% increase from the previous year (810 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 392 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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811 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, KS

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, KS see an average of 811 patients per year. This represents a 0.123% increase from the previous year (810 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 10.6% between 18 and 34 years, 45% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.9%
Uninsured
61.5%
Employer Coverage
2.7%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
15.9%
Non-Group
0.856%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Leawood, KS declined by 14.2% from 2.21% to 1.9%.

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