Shawnee, KS

Census Place

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2022 Population
67,671
0.97% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
1.34% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.92%
0.201% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$100,649
7.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$306,800
15% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shawnee, KS had a population of 67.7k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $100,649. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shawnee, KS grew from 67,021 to 67,671, a 0.97% increase and its median household income grew from $93,835 to $100,649, a 7.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shawnee, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.39%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%), and White (Hispanic) (2.88%).

None of the households in Shawnee, 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.

96.8% of the residents in Shawnee, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Central Baptist Theological Seminary (74 degrees awarded in 2016).

In 2022, the median property value in Shawnee, KS was $306,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.8%.

Most people in Shawnee, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Shawnee, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shawnee, KS is home to a population of 67.7k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.06% of Shawnee, KS residents were born outside of the country (4.78k people).

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.3k people) in Shawnee, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Shawnee, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shawnee, KS was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shawnee, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.3k ± 1.41k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.39k ± 891
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.29k ± 493
7.82%
Hispanic Population
5.29k people

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.3k people) in Shawnee, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.82% of the people in Shawnee, KS are hispanic (5.29k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shawnee, KS as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.78k people
6.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.08k people

As of 2022, 7.06% of Shawnee, KS residents (4.78k 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 Shawnee, KS was 6.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,236 ± 249
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    657 ± 173
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    445 ± 150

Shawnee, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shawnee, KS employs 37.1k people. The largest industries in Shawnee, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,947 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,066 people), and Retail Trade (3,950 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($101,424), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($95,658), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,580).

Occupations

37.1k
2022 Value
± 1,570
0.401%
1 Year growth
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shawnee, KS grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 36.9k employees to 37.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shawnee, KS, are Management Occupations (5,968 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,921 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,905 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shawnee, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37.1k
2022 Value
± 1,570
0.401%
1 Year growth
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shawnee, KS grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 36.9k employees to 37.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shawnee, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,947 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,066 people), and Retail Trade (3,950 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shawnee, KS, though some of these residents may live in Shawnee, 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

$64,376
Median earning men ± $2,857
$46,387
Median earning women ± $1,400

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($100,174), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,024), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($89,811).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($227,575), Manufacturing ($80,059), and Construction ($63,218).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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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.

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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Education

In 2016, universities in Shawnee, KS awarded 74 degrees. The student population of Shawnee, KS in 2015 is skewed towards women, with 164 male students and 195 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shawnee, KS are White (14 and 58.3%), followed by Asian (5 and 20.8%), Black or African American (5 and 20.8%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Shawnee, KS by number of degrees awarded are Central Baptist Theological Seminary (74 and 100%).

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.

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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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 Shawnee, KS was $306,800 in 2022, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $266,800 to $306,800, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Shawnee, KS is 73.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shawnee, KS have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shawnee, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shawnee, KS is $100,649. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Shawnee, KS was Census Tract 525.02 with a value of $165,840, followed by Census Tract 526.07 and Census Tract 524.11, with respective values of $158,438 and $149,583.

Property

$306,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,740
$18,581
Median Property Taxes
±$1,057

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 Shawnee, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.8% of the housing units in Shawnee, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 525.02
  2. Census Tract 526.07
  3. Census Tract 524.11

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shawnee, KS was Census Tract 525.02 with a value of $165,840, followed by Census Tract 526.07 and Census Tract 524.11, with respective values of $158,438 and $149,583.

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

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Household Income

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$100,649
Median Household Income
± $3,018
25.2k
Number of Households
± 1,311

In 2022, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Shawnee, KS grew to $100,649 from the previous year's value of $93,835.

The following chart displays the households in Shawnee, 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 Shawnee, 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 (74.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.8%)
  3. Carpooled (6.7%)

In 2022, 74.4% of workers in Shawnee, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.8%) and those who carpooled to work (6.7%).

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

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shawnee, KS have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.707% of the workforce in Shawnee, 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 Shawnee, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shawnee, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.92% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shawnee, KS (3.97k out of 67.1k 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 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shawnee, 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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Health

94.4% of the population of Shawnee, KS has health coverage, with 67.4% on employee plans, 4.43% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.956% 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 26% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.62%
Uninsured
67.4%
Employer Coverage
4.43%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.956%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shawnee, KS declined by 8.17% from 6.12% to 5.62%.

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