Overland Park, KS

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2022 Population
196,676
0.731% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
0.261% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.25%
4.12% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$100,876
8.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$361,800
15% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
110,350
1.35% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Overland Park, KS had a population of 197k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $100,876. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Overland Park, KS grew from 195,249 to 196,676, a 0.731% increase and its median household income grew from $92,769 to $100,876, a 8.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Overland Park, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.03%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.73%), White (Hispanic) (3.34%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%).

None of the households in Overland Park, 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.

94.1% of the residents in Overland Park, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Overland Park, KS are Johnson County Community College (2,809 degrees awarded in 2022), Ottawa University-Kansas City (185 degrees), and Cleveland University-Kansas City (164 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Overland Park, KS was $361,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%.

Most people in Overland Park, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Overland Park, KS was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Overland Park, KS is home to a population of 197k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Overland Park, KS residents were born outside of the country (22.1k people).

In 2022, there were 8.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (149k people) in Overland Park, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2022 Citizenship
94%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.1% of Overland Park, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Overland Park, KS was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Overland Park, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    149k ± 1.92k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.8k ± 1.15k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.3k ± 1.06k
7.01%
Hispanic Population
13.8k people

In 2022, there were 8.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (149k people) in Overland Park, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.01% of the people in Overland Park, KS are hispanic (13.8k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,300 ± 6,944 people
  2. India
    14,639 ± 2,963 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,989 ± 2,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,300 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,639 and Vietnam with 10,989.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22.1k people
11.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
22.4k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Overland Park, KS residents (22.1k 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 Overland Park, KS was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,900 ± 422
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,466 ± 275
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,124 ± 262

Overland Park, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Overland Park, KS employs 110k people. The largest industries in Overland Park, KS are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (17,962 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,125 people), and Finance & Insurance (11,289 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,955), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($97,592), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($89,583).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,429. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

110k
2022 Value
± 2,586
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 3.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Overland Park, KS grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 109k employees to 110k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Overland Park, KS, are Management Occupations (15,709 people), Sales & Related Occupations (13,398 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,260 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Overland Park, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

110k
2022 Value
± 2,586
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 3.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Overland Park, KS grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 109k employees to 110k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Overland Park, KS, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (17,962 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,125 people), and Finance & Insurance (11,289 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Overland Park, KS, though some of these residents may live in Overland Park, 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

$71,355
Median earning men ± $2,111
$51,480
Median earning women ± $1,603

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($100,667), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,829), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($95,307).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,150), Information ($70,238), and Construction ($65,759).

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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 Overland Park, KS awarded 3,459 degrees. The student population of Overland Park, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,027 male students and 10,270 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Overland Park, KS are White (2,225 and 65.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (325 and 9.6%), Black or African American (228 and 6.74%), and Asian (220 and 6.5%).

The largest universities in Overland Park, KS by number of degrees awarded are Johnson County Community College (2,809 and 81.2%), Ottawa University-Kansas City (185 and 5.35%), and Cleveland University-Kansas City (164 and 4.74%).

The most popular majors in Overland Park, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,165 and 33.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (444 and 12.8%), and General Cosmetology (234 and 6.76%).

The median tuition cost in Overland Park, KS for private four year colleges is $11,922.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Overland Park, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 18,297 (43.9% men and 56.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 18,297 students enrolled in Overland Park, KS, 43.9% men and 56.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 11,506 records, of which 55.4% were women and 44.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,151 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Overland Park, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,151 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,809 degrees awarded
  2. 185 degrees awarded
  3. 164 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Johnson County Community College with 2,809 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,344 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Overland Park, KS, which is 0.635 times less than the 2,115 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,225 degrees mean that there were 6.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 325 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,922) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($875) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,560) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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Race

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 Overland Park, KS was $361,800 in 2022, which is 1.28 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $314,500 to $361,800, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Overland Park, KS is 62.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Overland Park, KS have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Overland Park, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Overland Park, KS is $100,876. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Overland Park, KS was Census Tract 534.23 with a value of $225,958, followed by Census Tract 538.04 and Census Tract 531.10, with respective values of $198,490 and $176,375.

Property

$361,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,018
$51,264
Median Property Taxes
±$1,601

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Overland Park, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.4% of the housing units in Overland Park, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 534.23
  2. Census Tract 538.04
  3. Census Tract 531.10

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Overland Park, KS was Census Tract 534.23 with a value of $225,958, followed by Census Tract 538.04 and Census Tract 531.10, with respective values of $198,490 and $176,375.

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

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Household Income

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$100,876
Median Household Income
± $2,172
82.2k
Number of Households
± 2,172

In 2022, the median household income of the 82.2k households in Overland Park, KS grew to $100,876 from the previous year's value of $92,769.

The following chart displays the households in Overland Park, 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 Overland Park, 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 (73.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.5%)
  3. Carpooled (4.84%)

In 2022, 73.3% of workers in Overland Park, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.5%) and those who carpooled to work (4.84%).

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Overland Park, KS have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.709% of the workforce in Overland Park, 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 Overland Park, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Overland Park, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Overland Park, KS (8.3k out of 195k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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

94.8% of the population of Overland Park, KS has health coverage, with 66% on employee plans, 3.65% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.912% 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 23.7% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.24%
Uninsured
66%
Employer Coverage
3.65%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.912%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Overland Park, KS declined by 4.48% from 5.48% to 5.24%.

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