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Leawood, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Leawood had a population of 33,991 as of July 1, 2016. Leawood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leawood is located at latitude 38.9073 and longitude -94.6252 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leawood (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Leawood (GNIS ID: 485611) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leawood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Leawood, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,991
Population in Households 33,962
Population in Familes 30,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 2,256
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 12,533
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 9,801
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,230 (86.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,303 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 416 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $430,614
Average Home Value $501,618


Median Household Income $137,219
Average Household Income $180,794
Per Capita Income $66,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.26%
Households 0.99% 1.23%
Families 0.73% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Leawood, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leawood to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 98th
Population Density1 # 26 96th
Diversity Index2 # 218 68th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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