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Overland Park, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Overland Park is the 2nd largest city in Kansas with a population of 188,657 as of July 1, 2017. Overland 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 Overland Park is located at latitude 38.889 and longitude -94.6906 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Overland Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 74.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Overland Park (GNIS ID: 485639) 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 Overland Park 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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Overland Park, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 188,657
Daytime Population: Workers 136,639
Daytime Population: Residents 90,080
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 226,719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 187,332
Population in Familes 149,793
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,325
Population Density2 2,519
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $78,295
Average Household Income $106,716
Per Capita Income $43,807


Total Housing Units 81,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,260 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,978 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,496 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $248,381
Average Home Value $289,142


Total Households 77,238
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 48,900
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 1.17% 1.18%
Households 1.08% 1.11%
Families 1.0% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Overland Park, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Overland Park 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 # 2 100th
Population Density # 15 98th
Diversity Index # 81 88th
Median Household Income # 26 96th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th

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