Overland Park, KS

188,955 Population
74.9 square miles 2,523.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
6.5%
was 6.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Population Density
2,523.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.5%
was 50.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.1%
was 10.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 24.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in KS
Percent 65 and Over
14.3%
was 13.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 3.5
Ranked 4th Lowest in KS
Percent Living in Poverty
6.2%
was 6.3%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in KS
Median Household Income
$74,789
was $69,759
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.3
44.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.7
was 1.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
213.1
was 157.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,841
was 1,955.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
81,583
was 78,710
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Median Rent
$1,134
was $974
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Total Building Permits
1,566
was 581
 
Occupied Housing Units
76,554
was 75,038
 
Homeownership Rate
61.9%
was 61.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS
Single Family Building Permits
422
was 351
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,086.0
was 1,051.1
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.7%
was 11.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in KS
Multifamily Building Permits
1,144
was 230
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
Ranked 5th Highest in KS
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.9
was 7.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.6
was 3.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 95.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.9%
was 95.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
61.5%
was 58.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS

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