Shawnee, KS

65,215 Population
41.9 square miles 1,558.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.2%
was 2.2%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Population Density
1,558.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.4%
was 50.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.4%
was 6.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in KS
Percent Under 18
22.1%
was 24.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in KS
Percent 65 and Over
11.5%
was 14.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in KS

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 3.6
Ranked 6th Lowest in KS
Percent Living in Poverty
4.8%
was 7.8%
Ranked 1st Lowest in KS
Median Household Income
$79,048
was $88,636
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
41.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.1
was 3.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
187.2
was 135.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,897.8
was 1,696.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,475
was 25,978
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Median Rent
$997
was $946
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Total Building Permits
153
was 140
 
Occupied Housing Units
24,734
was 24,454
 
Homeownership Rate
74.2%
was 70.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Single Family Building Permits
151
was 138
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
608.6
was 620.6
Ranked 6th Highest in KS
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.4%
was 17.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.2
was 5.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.4
was 2.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.6%
was 97.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 100%
Ranked 5th Highest in KS

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.4%
was 93.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
50.3%
was 45.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS

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