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Population (year 2000): 149,080. Estimated population in July 2005: 164,811 (+10.6% change)
Males: 72,170 (48.4%), Females: 76,910 (51.6%)

Johnson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $62,116 (year 2000)
Median house value: $162,800 (year 2000)

Overland Park, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Overland Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (27.7%), Irish (16.1%), English (14.4%), United States (5.5%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.5%).

New! Park, Kansas forum

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 56.7 square miles

Overland

For population 25 years and over in Overland Park

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Overland Park city

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

7.4% Foreign born (3.6% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +36,582 (+32.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (12.8 miles )

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

Nearest cities: KS (4.2 miles Leawood, Village, KS (4.6 miles Prairie KS (5.5 miles Countryside, KS Merriam, (5.7 miles KS Lenexa, (5.7 miles KS (6.2 miles Mission, KS (6.8 miles Fairway, Hills, KS (6.8 miles Mission


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1148 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1997: 1183 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 1998: 1279 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 1999: 1178 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2000: 836 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2001: 927 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2002: 793 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2003: 861 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2004: 844 buildings, average cost: $244,200
  • 2005: 602 buildings, average cost: $279,400

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 94.68 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.4%), Retail trade (12.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,426 (+17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 32,709 (41.0%)

Crime in Overland Park (2002):
  • 2 murders (1.3 per 100,000)
  • 26 rapes (17.3 per 100,000)
  • 46 robberies (30.5 per 100,000)
  • 290 assaults (192.6 per 100,000)
  • 559 burglaries (371.2 per 100,000)
  • 3,712 thefts (2464.8 per 100,000)
  • 551 auto thefts (365.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 211.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Overland Park (2004):
  • 2 murders (1.2 per 100,000)
  • 41 rapes (25.5 per 100,000)
  • 59 robberies (36.6 per 100,000)
  • 228 assaults (141.5 per 100,000)
  • 521 burglaries (323.5 per 100,000)
  • 3,780 thefts (2346.7 per 100,000)
  • 405 auto thefts (251.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 202.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Overland Park, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Overland

Overland Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Overland Park 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 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Blake Crawford - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Brett Morris - College basketball player (Drake Bulldogs), Brian Gettinger - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Leonard Green - College basketball player (Navy Midshipmen), Mark Huppe - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Matt Kleinmann - College basketball player (Kansas Jayhawks), Nathan Mann - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe).


Main business address for: GE GLOBAL INSURANCE HOLDING CORP (LIFE INSURANCE), NIC INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES), COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC (MINING, QUARRYING OF NONMETALLIC MINERALS (NO FUELS)), COMPASS MINERALS GROUP INC (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS), APPLEBEES INTERNATIONAL INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), YELLOW ROADWAY CORP (TRUCKING (NO LOCAL)), BLUE VALLEY BAN CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL INC (SECURITY BROKERS, DEALERS & FLOTATION COMPANIES) and 1 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Overland Park:
  • CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL SOUTH (5808 W 110TH STREET)
  • MENORAH MEDICAL CENTER (5721 W 119TH ST)
  • MID AMERICA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (5701 W 110TH ST)
  • OVERLAND PARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (10500 QUIVIRA RD)
  • SAINT LUKES SOUTH HOSPSITAL (12300 METCALF)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF KS CITY (10500 QUIVIRA ROAD 4TH FLOOR)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF MID-AMERICA (6509 W 103RD ST)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Overland Park:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 24 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 59 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Overland Park:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 9 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • HILLSIDE (about 11 miles; STILWELL, KS; ID: 63K)
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 15 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: 51K)

Amtrak station near Overland Park:
  • 13 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.

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
Other Government Administration 89 $386,657 $52,133 17 $26,796
Judicial and Legal 36 $152,038 $50,679 9 $16,322
Police Protection - Officers 211 $1,071,377 $60,931 0 $0
Police - Other 41 $151,055 $44,211 50 $39,239
Solid Waste Management 4 $13,926 $41,778 0 $0
Health 11 $42,006 $45,824 0 $0
Streets and Highways 126 $509,092 $48,484 5 $6,049
Correction 3 $9,815 $39,260 0 $0
Financial Administration 35 $178,293 $61,129 3 $9,186
Fire - Other 25 $97,212 $46,661 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 37 $144,005 $46,704 5 $12,908
Parks and Recreation 52 $191,259 $44,136 51 $45,794
Firefighters 113 $635,606 $67,497 0 $0
Totals for Government 783 $3,582,341 $54,901 140 $156,294


Colleges/Universities in Overland Park:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,857; Location: 12345 COLLEGE BLVD; Public; Website: www.jccc.net)
  • BAKER UNIVERSITY SCH OF PROF AND GRAD STUDIES-SPGS (FT enrollment: 1,173; Location: 8001 College Blvd., Suite 100; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bakeru.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • OTTAWA UNIVERSITY-KANSAS CITY (FT enrollment: 519; Location: 10865 GRANDVIEW STE 2000; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ottawa.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • WRIGHT BUSINESS SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 450; Location: 8951 METCALF AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 71; Location: 10324 MASTIN; Private, for-profit)
  • LA BARON HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 8119 ROBINSON; Private, for-profit)
  • A D BARKER AND COMPANY (Location: 7101 COLLEGE BLVD STE 1600; Private, for-profit)
  • KANSAS CITY COLLEGE AND BIBLE SCHOOL (Location: 7401 METCALF; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Overland Park:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 10 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 12 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; FT enrollment: 4,576)
Public high schools in Overland Park:
  • BLUE VALLEY NORTH HIGH (Students: 1,542; Location: 12200 LAMAR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLUE VALLEY NORTHWEST HIGH (Students: 1,524; Location: 13260 SWITZER; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLUE VALLEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,295; Location: 16200 ANTIOCH ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Overland Park:
  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,232; Location: 11411 PFLUMM ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HYMAN BRAND HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 349; Location: 5801 WEST 115TH ST SUITE 102; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ACCELERATED HIGH (Students: 34; Location: 10713 BARKLEY; Grades: 5 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Overland Park:
  • PLEASANT RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 769; Location: 9000 W 165TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARMONY MIDDLE (Students: 660; Location: 10101 W 141ST STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 659; Location: 14600 LAMAR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • OVERLAND TRAIL MIDDLE (Students: 634; Location: 6201 W 133RD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SUNSET RIDGE ELEM (Students: 631; Location: 14901 ENGLAND; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BENTWOOD ELEM (Students: 583; Location: 13000 BOND ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HARMONY ELEMENTARY (Students: 556; Location: 14140 GRANT; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OVERLAND TRAIL ELEM (Students: 539; Location: 6225 W 133RD STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HEARTLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 535; Location: 12775 GOODMAN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STANLEY ELEM (Students: 501; Location: 6121 W 158TH; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Overland Park:
  • HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 11300 WEST 103RD ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASCENSION SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 9510 W 127TH STREET-SUITE 200; Grades: KG - 7)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 8101 W 95TH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY (Students: 201; Location: 6915 WEST 71ST STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OXFORD PARK ACADEMY (Students: 85; Location: 13200 NALL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JOHNSON CITY PRESCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 6800 W 80TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN (Students: 41; Location: 9514 PERRY LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDRENS VILLAGE CHILD CARE (Students: 11; Location: 10026 W 88TH; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Overland Park:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,655,276; Location: 9875 W 87TH STREET; 1,172,525 books; 74,728 audio materials; 78,736 video materials; 3,079 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • There is another high school in Overland Park now. Blue Valley West on Antioch at about 162nd. added by peh
 

Overland Park compared to Kansas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below 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 Overland Park:
  • 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)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Overland Park:
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)

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

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