Leawood, KS

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Population

34,195

1.28% growth

Median Age

45.5


Median Household Income

$151,446

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

1.85%


Number of Employees

16,267

2.09% growth

Median Property Value

$431,000

3.63% growth

About

In 2017, Leawood, KS had a population of 34.2k people with a median age of 45.5 and a median household income of $151,446. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Leawood, KS grew from 33,763 to 34,195, a 1.28% increase and its median household income grew from $147,722 to $151,446, a 2.52% increase.

The population of Leawood, KS is 91.2% White Alone, 3.97% Asian Alone, and 2.15% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Leawood, KS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Leawood, KS are Saint Paul School of Theology (29 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Leawood, KS is $431,000, and the homeownership rate is 91%. Most people in Leawood, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Leawood, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Leawood, KS employs 16.3k people. The largest industries in Leawood, KS are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,035 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,265 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,844 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($212,909), Finance & Insurance ($123,929), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($115,385).

Median household income in Leawood, KS is $151,446. Males in Leawood, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Leawood, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$151,446

2017 value

± $9,313

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 9.09%

Households in Leawood, KS have a median annual income of $151,446, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $147,722 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Leawood, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 534.10

  2. Census Tract 533.02

  3. Census Tract 533.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Leawood, KS was Census Tract 534.10 with a value of $165,184, followed by Census Tract 533.02 and Census Tract 533.01, with respective values of $152,076 and $136,683.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

1.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Leawood, KS (632 out of 34.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    569 ± 170

  2. Black

    50 ± 114

  3. Hispanic

    10 ± 109

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Leawood, KS is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.3k

2017 Value

± 833

2.09%

1 Year growth

± 7.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Leawood, KS grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 15.9k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Leawood, KS, are Management Occupations (3,631 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,854 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,736 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Leawood, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Leawood, KS, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,631 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,854 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,736 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Leawood, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (4.86 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.49 times), and Management Occupations (2.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Leawood, KS, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($203,750), Healthcare Support Occupations ($187,756), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($150,170).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.3k

2017 Value

± 833

2.09%

1 Year growth

± 7.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Leawood, KS grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 15.9k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Leawood, KS, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,035 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,265 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,844 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Leawood, KS, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,035 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,265 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,844 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Leawood, KS has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.93 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.66 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Leawood, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($212,909), Finance & Insurance ($123,929), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($115,385).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains ($24.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($22B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

99% of the population of Leawood, KS has health coverage, with 66% on employee plans, 0.966% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 0.459% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Leawood, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Leawood, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

0.983%

Uninsured

66%

Employer Coverage

0.966%

Medicaid

15.1%

Medicare

16.5%

Non-Group

0.459%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Leawood, KS declined by 25.4% from 1.32% to 0.983%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Leawood, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Leawood, KS is home to a population of 34.2k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.37% of Leawood, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.84k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Leawood, KS is composed of 31.2k White Alone residents (91.2%), 1.36k Asian Alone residents (3.97%), 734 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.15%), 504 Two or More Races residents (1.47%), 362 Black or African American Alone residents (1.06%), 16 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0468%), 13 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.038%), and 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0146%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Leawood, KS are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Leawood, KS was 45.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Leawood, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Leawood, KS residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.37%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.84k people

5.22%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.76k people

As of 2017, 5.37% of Leawood, KS residents (1.84k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Leawood, KS was 5.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Leawood, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Leawood, KS was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.2k ± 578

  2. Asian Alone

    1.36k ± 421

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    734 ± 296

In 2017, there were 23 times more White Alone residents (31.2k people) in Leawood, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.36k Asian Alone and 734 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Leawood, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Leawood, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Leawood, KS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Leawood, KS are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    751 ± 176

  2. Korea

    285 ± 94

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    148 ± 112

Leawood, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Leawood, KS awarded 29 degrees. The student population of Leawood, KS is skewed towards men, with 67 male students and 58 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Leawood, KS are White (14 and 60.9%), followed by Black or African American (5 and 21.7%), Asian (1 and 4.35%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 4.35%).

The largest universities in Leawood, KS by number of degrees awarded are Saint Paul School of Theology (29 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Leawood, KS are Divinity & Ministry (28 and 96.6%) and Theological Studies (1 and 3.45%).

The median tuition costs in Leawood, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Leawood, KS was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Leawood, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

29 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Leawood, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saint Paul School of Theology with 29 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

15

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Leawood, KS, which is 0.933 times less than the 15 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    14 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Leawood, KS were to White students. These 14 degrees mean that there were 2.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Leawood, KS was $431,000 in 2017, which is 1.98 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $415,900 to $431,000, a 3.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Leawood, KS is 91%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Leawood, KS have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Leawood, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$151,446

Median Household Income

± $9,313

12.7k

Number of Households

± 620

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.7k households in Leawood, KS grew to $151,446 from the previous year's value of $147,722.

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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Housing

Property Value

$431,000

2017 Median

± $10,958

$415,900

2016 Median

± $11,080

In 2017, the median property value in Leawood, KS grew to to $431,000 from the previous year's value of $415,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Leawood, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Leawood, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Leawood, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Leawood, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

91%

2017 Homeownership

91.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 91% of the housing units in Leawood, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 91.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Leawood, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Leawood, KS have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Leawood, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.5%

  3. Carpooled

    4.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Leawood, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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