Lenexa, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Lenexa, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lenexa is the 9th largest city in Kansas with a population of 55,345 as of July 1, 2018. Lenexa 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 Lenexa is located at latitude 38.9653 and longitude -94.8039 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lenexa (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Lenexa (GNIS ID: 485612) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lenexa: Sherman.

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Lenexa, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 55,345
Population in Households 54,984
Population in Familes 44,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 361
Population Density2 1,623
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $83,838
Average Household Income $105,311
Per Capita Income $42,016


Total Housing Units 23,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,500 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,498 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,649 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $242,983
Average Home Value $283,945


Total Households 21,998
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 14,579
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.69% 1.45%
Households 1.61% 1.43%
Families 1.34% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Lenexa, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lenexa to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 83 88th
Diversity Index # 75 89th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

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