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Population (year 2000): 47,996. Estimated population in July 2005: 57,628 (+20.1% change)
Males: 23,618 (49.2%), Females: 24,378 (50.8%)

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Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $59,626 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,700 (year 2000)

Shawnee, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Shawnee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (29.0%), Irish (15.3%), English (12.9%), United States (6.6%), French (3.2%), Swedish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 41.7 square miles

Shawnee,

For population 25 years and over in Shawnee

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shawnee city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

5.2% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,874 (+25.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Park, KS Overland (7.7 miles pop. 149,080).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (15.1 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (451.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Quivira, KS (2.1 miles Lake KS Lenexa, (3.4 miles KS Edwardsville, (4.8 miles KS Merriam, (5.0 miles KS (7.6 miles Mission, KS (7.6 miles Countryside, Park, KS Overland (7.7 miles Springs, KS Bonner (8.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 548 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1997: 537 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 663 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1999: 669 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2000: 541 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2001: 495 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2002: 441 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2003: 545 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2004: 426 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $196,100

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 94.77 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.4%), Retail trade (11.8%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,790 (-24.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,443 (16.5%)

Average climate in Shawnee, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shawnee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Shawnee 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 5.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Shawnee:
  • OVERLAND PARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF KS CITY (about 4 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shawnee:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 15 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 20 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 53 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shawnee:
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 11 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: 51K)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 13 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • NEW CENTURY AIRCENTER (about 16 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: IXD)

Amtrak station near Shawnee:
  • 14 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
Fire - Other 1 $3,263 $39,156 0 $0
Streets and Highways 48 $208,946 $52,236 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $88,231 $70,584 5 $3,941
Financial Administration 9 $49,527 $66,036 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $17,984 $35,968 4 $9,084
Other and Unallocable 11 $40,392 $44,064 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 89 $480,017 $64,721 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $67,560 $40,536 10 $7,891
Police - Other 16 $61,226 $45,919 0 $0
Firefighters 49 $316,795 $77,582 0 $0
Health 3 $9,044 $36,176 0 $0
Totals for Government 267 $1,342,985 $60,358 19 $20,916


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shawnee:
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,168)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 13 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 4,180)
Public high school in Shawnee:
  • MILL VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Shawnee:
  • MARANATHA ACADEMY (Students: 668; Location: 6826 LACKMAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shawnee:
  • RIVERVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 658; Location: 21550 WEST 47TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MONTICELLO TRAILS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 6100 MONTICELLO RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MIZE ELEMENTARY, PREK-5 (Students: 612; Location: 7301 MIZE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLEAR CREEK ELEM (Students: 590; Location: 5815 MONTICELLO RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Shawnee:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 769; Location: 5901 FLINT; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 6308 QUIVIRA RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 12800 WEST 75TH STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
 

Shawnee compared to Kansas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Shawnee:
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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 Shawnee:
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Shawnee:
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, 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.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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