Roeland Park, KS

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2020 Population
6,747
0.325% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34.8
2.96% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.3%
32.1% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$73,786
2.87% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$194,800
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Roeland Park, KS had a population of 6.75k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $73,786. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Roeland Park, KS declined from 6,769 to 6,747, a −0.325% decrease and its median household income declined from $75,965 to $73,786, a −2.87% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roeland Park, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.43%).

None of the households in Roeland 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 Roeland Park, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Roeland Park, KS was $194,800, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Roeland Park, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Roeland Park, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Roeland Park, KS is home to a population of 6.75k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.31% of Roeland Park, KS residents were born outside of the country (628 people).

In 2020, there were 8.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.27k people) in Roeland Park, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 612 White (Hispanic) and 199 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2020 Citizenship
96%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.1% of Roeland Park, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Roeland Park, KS was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Roeland Park, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.27k ± 302
  2. White (Hispanic)
    612 ± 215
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    199 ± 108
13.8%
Hispanic Population
934 people

In 2020, there were 8.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.27k people) in Roeland Park, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 612 White (Hispanic) and 199 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.8% of the people in Roeland Park, KS are hispanic (934 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

9.31%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
628 people
6.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
467 people

As of 2020, 9.31% of Roeland Park, KS residents (628 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roeland Park, KS was 6.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    96 ± 71
  2. Vietnam
    33 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    21 ± 27

Roeland Park, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Roeland Park, KS employs 4.03k people. The largest industries in Roeland Park, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people), Retail Trade (502 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (400 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($80,971), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,486), and Manufacturing ($64,318).

Occupations

4.03k
2020 Value
± 421
−6.04%
1 Year decline
± 14.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Roeland Park, KS declined at a rate of −6.04%, from 4.29k employees to 4.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roeland Park, KS, are Sales & Related Occupations (496 people), Management Occupations (493 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (403 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roeland Park, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.03k
2020 Value
± 421
−6.04%
1 Year decline
± 14.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Roeland Park, KS declined at a rate of −6.04%, from 4.29k employees to 4.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roeland Park, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people), Retail Trade (502 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (400 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roeland Park, KS, though some of these residents may live in Roeland 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

$55,167
Median earning men ± $10,580
$42,250
Median earning women ± $6,106

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($80,192), Manufacturing ($73,304), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($73,011).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($81,765), Manufacturing ($63,295), and Public Administration ($51,324).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

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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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

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. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

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

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Roeland Park, KS was $194,800 in 2020, which is 0.848 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $172,900 to $194,800, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Roeland Park, KS is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Roeland Park, KS have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roeland Park, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$194,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,692
$2,242
Median Property Taxes
±$265

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 Roeland Park, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Roeland Park, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2020
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.3% of the housing units in Roeland Park, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 502
  2. Census Tract 501

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$73,786
Median Household Income
± $8,457
3.14k
Number of Households
± 361

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.14k households in Roeland Park, KS declined from $73,786 from the previous year's value of $75,965.

The following chart displays the households in Roeland 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Roeland Park, KS is from Kansas.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.1%)
  3. Carpooled (7.78%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in Roeland Park, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.1%) and those who carpooled to work (7.78%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roeland Park, KS have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Roeland 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 Roeland Park, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roeland Park, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roeland Park, KS (831 out of 6.75k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Roeland 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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92.1% of the population of Roeland Park, KS has health coverage, with 58.3% on employee plans, 6.86% on Medicaid, 8.91% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 2.5% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, KS see 810 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.613% decrease from the previous year (815 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1154 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 414 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, KS see an average of 810 patients per year. This represents a 0.613% decrease from the previous year (815 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.6% under 18 years, 30.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.6% were men and 56.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.93%
Uninsured
58.3%
Employer Coverage
6.86%
Medicaid
8.91%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
2.5%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roeland Park, KS grew by 11% from 7.14% to 7.93%.

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

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