Roeland Park, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roeland Park, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Roeland Park had a population of 7,004 as of July 1, 2016. Roeland Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Roeland Park is located at latitude 39.0359 and longitude -94.6374 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roeland Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Roeland Park (GNIS ID: 485646) 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 Roeland Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roeland Park: Roland Park.

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


Total Population 7,004
Population in Households 7,002
Population in Familes 5,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 4,317
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,191
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,780
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,403 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 788 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $164,561
Average Home Value $170,518


Median Household Income $62,068
Average Household Income $74,645
Per Capita Income $34,059
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.94%
Households 0.65% 0.93%
Families 0.44% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Roeland Park, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roeland Park 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 # 49 93rd
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 76 89th
Median Household Income # 64 91st
Per Capita Income # 41 94th

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