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Leawood, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Leawood had a population of 34,984 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Leawood, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,984
Daytime Population: Workers 18,425
Daytime Population: Residents 18,453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 34,955
Population in Familes 31,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 2,322
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $137,804
Average Household Income $183,298
Per Capita Income $67,586


Total Housing Units 13,224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,579 (87.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,291 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $421,733
Average Home Value $503,504


Total Households 12,870
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 10,028
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.3% 1.28%
Households 1.23% 1.24%
Families 0.94% 1.17%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

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, 2017 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 Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 222 67th
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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