Lenexa, KS

51,206 Population
34.1 square miles 1,501.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.8%
was 1.7%
 
Population Density
1,501.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.1%
was 47.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.9%
was 8.3%
 
Percent Under 18
23.3%
was 23.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.5%
was 11.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 3.5
Ranked 5th Lowest in KS
Percent Living in Poverty
6.0%
was 6.4%
 
Median Household Income
$78,798
was $75,954
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.3
41
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
143
was 116.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,717.5
was 1,798.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
21,343
was 20,987
 
Median Rent
$1,001
was $964
 
Total Building Permits
337
was 288
 
Occupied Housing Units
20,301
was 20,006
 
Homeownership Rate
63.5%
was 63.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
215
was 146
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
625.8
was 615.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.3%
was 11.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
122
was 142
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
16.1
was 13.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.8
was 5.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.9%
was 95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.6%
was 95.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
55.4%
was 54.9%
 

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