Leavenworth County, KS

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2022 Population
82,050
0.55% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38
0.262% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
17.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$84,307
4.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$240,800
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
34,624
1.71% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Leavenworth County, KS had a population of 82.1k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $84,307. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Leavenworth County, KS grew from 81,601 to 82,050, a 0.55% increase and its median household income grew from $80,853 to $84,307, a 4.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Leavenworth County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.99%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.15%), White (Hispanic) (2.73%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.32%).

None of the households in Leavenworth County, 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.

98.2% of the residents in Leavenworth County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Leavenworth County, KS are University of Saint Mary (354 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Leavenworth County, KS was $240,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.9%.

Most people in Leavenworth County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Leavenworth County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Leavenworth County, KS is home to a population of 82.1k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.17% of Leavenworth County, KS residents were born outside of the country (2.6k people).

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Leavenworth County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Leavenworth County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Leavenworth County, KS was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Leavenworth County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    64k ± 309
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.73k ± 451
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.23k ± 674
7.41%
Hispanic Population
6.08k people

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Leavenworth County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.41% of the people in Leavenworth County, KS are hispanic (6.08k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,300 ± 6,944 people
  2. India
    14,639 ± 2,963 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,989 ± 2,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,300 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,639 and Vietnam with 10,989.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.6k people
2.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.27k people

As of 2022, 3.17% of Leavenworth County, KS residents (2.6k 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 Leavenworth County, KS was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,449 ± 565
  2. Vietnam
    1,814 ± 239
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,574 ± 258

Leavenworth County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Leavenworth County, KS employs 34.6k people. The largest industries in Leavenworth County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,361 people), Retail Trade (4,636 people), and Public Administration (3,967 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,036), Utilities ($85,556), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,188).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,429. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

34.6k
2022 Value
± 1,470
−1.71%
1 Year decline
± 6.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Leavenworth County, KS declined at a rate of −1.71%, from 35.2k employees to 34.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Leavenworth County, KS, are Management Occupations (3,938 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,528 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,523 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Leavenworth County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34.6k
2022 Value
± 1,470
−1.71%
1 Year decline
± 6.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Leavenworth County, KS declined at a rate of −1.71%, from 35.2k employees to 34.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Leavenworth County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,361 people), Retail Trade (4,636 people), and Public Administration (3,967 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Leavenworth County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Leavenworth County, 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

$57,071
Median earning men ± $3,198
$39,978
Median earning women ± $1,894

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($84,118), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,435), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,802).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,561), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,125), and Construction ($50,625).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 469
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 334
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 299
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Leavenworth County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 59.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.72%).

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.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Leavenworth County, KS awarded 354 degrees. The student population of Leavenworth County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 612 male students and 655 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Leavenworth County, KS are White (211 and 60.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (60 and 17.1%), Black or African American (26 and 7.41%), and Unknown (25 and 7.12%).

The largest universities in Leavenworth County, KS by number of degrees awarded are University of Saint Mary (354 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Leavenworth County, KS are General Business Administration & Management (81 and 22.9%), Physical Therapy (40 and 11.3%), and Registered Nursing (36 and 10.2%).

The median tuition cost in Leavenworth County, KS for private four year colleges is $31,450.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Leavenworth County, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,267 (48.3% men and 51.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,267 students enrolled in Leavenworth County, KS, 48.3% men and 51.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 706 records, of which 59.1% were women and 40.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Leavenworth County, KS was Registered Nursing with 32 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
354 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Saint Mary with 354 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 144 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Leavenworth County, KS, which is 0.686 times less than the 210 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 211 degrees mean that there were 3.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($31,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,090) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,550) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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 Leavenworth County, KS was $240,800 in 2022, which is 0.854 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $207,500 to $240,800, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Leavenworth County, KS is 67.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Leavenworth County, KS have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Leavenworth County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Leavenworth County, KS is $84,307. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Leavenworth County, KS was Census Tract 716 with a value of $133,875, followed by Census Tract 712.02 and Census Tract 710, with respective values of $114,088 and $114,044.

In 2022, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Leavenworth County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.648%.

Property

$240,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,046
$19,837
Median Property Taxes
±$1,046

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Rent vs Own

67.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.9% of the housing units in Leavenworth County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 716
  2. Census Tract 712.02
  3. Census Tract 710

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Leavenworth County, KS was Census Tract 716 with a value of $133,875, followed by Census Tract 712.02 and Census Tract 710, with respective values of $114,088 and $114,044.

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Household Income

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$84,307
Median Household Income
± $4,939
29.2k
Number of Households
± 1,353

In 2022, the median household income of the 29.2k households in Leavenworth County, KS grew to $84,307 from the previous year's value of $80,853.

The following chart displays the households in Leavenworth County, 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 Leavenworth County, 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 (80%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.46%)
  3. Carpooled (7.89%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in Leavenworth County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.46%) and those who carpooled to work (7.89%).

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Leavenworth County, KS have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.862% of the workforce in Leavenworth County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Leavenworth County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.648%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Leavenworth County, KS (7.71k out of 76.4k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Leavenworth County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 8.9% of the children was living in poverty in Leavenworth County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 417 in Leavenworth County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 60.1 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.3% of the population of Leavenworth County, KS has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 8.33% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 18.4% on non-group plans, and 10.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Leavenworth County, KS see 2271 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.27% increase from the previous year (2199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2164 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,271 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Leavenworth County, KS

Primary care physicians in Leavenworth County, KS see an average of 2,271 patients per year. This represents a 3.27% increase from the previous year (2,199 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Leavenworth 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 27% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.65%
Uninsured
45.8%
Employer Coverage
8.33%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
18.4%
Non-Group
10.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Leavenworth County, KS grew by 11.8% from 5.95% to 6.65%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.3 in Leavenworth County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.5% in Leavenworth County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.02% in Leavenworth County, KS.

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