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Population (year 2000): 27,656. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,145 (+9.0% change)
Males: 13,555 (49.0%), Females: 14,101 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $102,496 (year 2000)
Median house value: $274,900 (year 2000)

Leawood, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Leawood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (19.0%), English (18.2%), Italian (4.9%), United States (4.7%), French (3.2%).

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Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles

Leawood,

For population 25 years and over in Leawood

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leawood city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

3.6% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,845 (+39.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Park, KS Overland (4.2 miles pop. 149,080).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (11.7 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (448.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Park, KS Overland (4.2 miles Village, KS (4.9 miles Prairie Hills, KS (6.4 miles Mission KS (7.0 miles Countryside, KS (7.2 miles Fairway, MO (7.3 miles Grandview, KS (7.6 miles Mission, Mission Woods, KS (7.8 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 217 buildings, average cost: $282,800
  • 1997: 201 buildings, average cost: $297,000
  • 1998: 203 buildings, average cost: $280,400
  • 1999: 255 buildings, average cost: $263,800
  • 2000: 198 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2002: 252 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2003: 290 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2004: 256 buildings, average cost: $344,000
  • 2005: 225 buildings, average cost: $314,200

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 94.62 W


Leawood, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.7%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,253 (-8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,141 (16.3%)

Crime in Leawood (2002):
  • 1 murder (3.6 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (7.2 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (14.3 per 100,000)
  • 47 assaults (168.2 per 100,000)
  • 112 burglaries (400.9 per 100,000)
  • 372 thefts (1331.5 per 100,000)
  • 28 auto thefts (100.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 135.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Leawood, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leawood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Leawood city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: GOLD BANC CORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Leawood:
  • DOCTORS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL LLC (4901 COLLEGE)
  • KANSAS CITY ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE (3651 COLLEGE BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Leawood:
  • MID AMERICA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • MENORAH MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leawood:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 26 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 62 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leawood:
  • HILLSIDE (about 8 miles; STILWELL, KS; ID: 63K)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 10 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • LEE'S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL (about 18 miles; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; ID: LXT)

Amtrak stations near Leawood:
  • 12 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.). Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 23 $77,517 $40,443 6 $923
Fire - Other 1 $2,595 $31,140 0 $0
Streets and Highways 40 $143,965 $43,189 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 24 $79,476 $39,738 8 $5,976
Other and Unallocable 16 $72,044 $54,033 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $36,591 $62,727 9 $12,011
Financial Administration 12 $55,673 $55,673 1 $3,580
Firefighters 53 $242,650 $54,939 3 $5,234
Police Protection - Officers 55 $254,625 $55,554 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $22,928 $34,392 4 $6,795
Totals for Government 239 $988,064 $49,609 31 $34,519


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leawood:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 9 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 10 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; FT enrollment: 4,576)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
Public primary/middle schools in Leawood:
  • PRAIRIE STAR ELEMENTARY (Students: 641; Location: 3800 W 143RD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRAIRIE STAR MIDDLE (Students: 544; Location: 14201 MISSION RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEAWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 2410 W 123RD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MISSION TRAIL ELEM (Students: 500; Location: 13200 MISSION ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LEAWOOD ELEM (Students: 450; Location: 2400 W 123RD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Leawood:
  • CURE OF ARS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 9403 MISSION ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE PHOENIX MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 2013 WEST 104TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Leawood: Kenilworth Shops (A), Leawood South Country Club (B).

Churches in Leawood include: Mission Bible Church (A), Cure of Ars Convent (B).

Cemetery: Linwood Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tomahawk Creek (A), James Branch (B).

Park in Leawood: Leawood Park (1).


Leawood compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Leawood:
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leawood:
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leawood:
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

 

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