Leavenworth, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 35,891 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 18,780  (52.3%)
Females: 17,111  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66027.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,018 (it was $40,681 in 2000)
Leavenworth:

$49,018
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,759 (it was $18,785 in 2000)

Leavenworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,413 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Leavenworth:

$122,413
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $137,573; Detached houses: $139,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,008; In 2-unit structures: $129,826; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,155; Mobile homes: $31,024

Median gross rent in 2012: $801.

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Leavenworth races chart
  • White alone - 25,741 (71.3%)
  • Black alone - 4,892 (13.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3,333 (9.2%)
  • Two or more races - 983 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 605 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 459 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 225 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 92 (0.3%)

Races in Leavenworth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leavenworth: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (12.9%), English (8.8%), United States (7.2%), Polish (2.9%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 23.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,527 people per square mile   (low).

Leavenworth, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Leavenworth:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leavenworth city:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

1,613 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  4.5%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 116 registered sex offenders living in Leavenworth, Kansas as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Leavenworth to the number of sex offenders is 309 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,954 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,753 (1.6%)

Leavenworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, KS (19.2 miles , pop. 146,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (25.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (418.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lansing, KS (2.1 miles ), Farley, MO (2.3 miles ), Weston, MO (2.7 miles ), Tracy, MO (2.9 miles ), Platte City, MO (3.0 miles ), Easton, KS (3.3 miles ), Basehor, KS (3.4 miles ), Iatan, MO (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2004: 128 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2006: 142 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2008: 65 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $229,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.31 N, Longitude: 94.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,818 (+10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,121 (70.9%)

Area code: 913

Leavenworth household income distribution Leavenworth home values distribution

Crime rates in Leavenworth by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1200212230
per 100,000 2.85.60.00.05.62.95.85.78.50.0
Rapes 22171923121513151115
per 100,000 61.547.953.765.033.843.037.542.531.041.8
Robberies 41414351747268473030
per 100,000 114.6115.5121.6144.0208.7206.2196.0133.284.683.7
Assaults 147148144220229204238193192203
per 100,000 410.8416.8407.2621.3645.8584.2685.8546.9541.2566.1
Burglaries 204266249300310264271391304242
per 100,000 570.1749.1704.1847.3874.2756.1780.91108.0856.9674.9
Thefts 9941,1491,1291,0241,2181,112870762709845
per 100,000 2777.93235.83192.32892.03434.73184.62507.12159.31998.62356.6
Auto thefts 80838286111107102724776
per 100,000 223.6233.7231.9242.9313.0306.4293.9204.0132.5212.0
Arson 293016121871610159
per 100,000 81.084.545.233.950.820.046.128.342.325.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 350.4379.2367.1426.3467.3436.3428.4386.2335.6340.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Leavenworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 82 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,473 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Leavenworth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Leavenworth, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leavenworth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Leavenworth city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1961, a category F4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leavenworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 383.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 328.0 miles away from Leavenworth center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 336.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 357.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 379.4 miles away from Leavenworth center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Leavenworth County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leavenworth topographic map

Birthplace of: Doug Lamborn - Politician, Richard J. Seitz - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Clift Andrus - Soilder, David C. Schilling - World War II flying ace, Duff Cooley - Baseball player, Joseph W. Bettendorf - Industrialist, Neil Dougherty - Basketball player-coach, R. H. Barlow - Anthropologist, Thomas Greason - Politician, Walter Nelles - Lawyer.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Leavenworth: Joseph Henderson.

Hospitals in Leavenworth:

  • CUSHING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 711 MARSHALL STREET)
  • SAINT JOHN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 3500 SOUTH 4TH STREET)
  • SUNFLOWER HEALTH CARE INC (3601 S 4TH STREET STE 2)
  • VA EASTERN KANSAS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Government Federal, 4101 S. 4TH STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Leavenworth:

  • LEAVENWORTH DIALYSIS (501 OAK ST)

Home Health Centers in Leavenworth:

  • CUSHING COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (920 6TH AVE)

Nursing Homes in Leavenworth:

  • BROADWAY HEIGHTS OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY (1830 S BROADWAY ST)
  • COUNTRY CARE ON BROADWAY (1830 S BROADWAY ST)
  • LEAVENWORTH CO CONV INFIRMARY (BROADWAY AND REES)
  • MEDICALODGES LEAVENWORTH (1503 OHIO ST)
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL SNF (3500 S 4TH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Leavenworth:

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College/University in Leavenworth:

  • University of Saint Mary (Full-time enrollment: 937; Location: 4100 S 4th St Trafficway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stmary.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leavenworth:

  • Grantham University (about 15 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 16 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 16 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 25 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 29 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Public high school in Leavenworth:

Private high school in Leavenworth:

  • IMMACULATA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 600 SHAWNEE ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leavenworth:

Private elementary/middle schools in Leavenworth:

  • XAVIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 721 OSAGE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 320 N 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Leavenworth, School District:

Library in Leavenworth:

  • LEAVENWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,126,676; Location: 417 SPRUCE STREET; 113,648 books; 256 e-books; 3,788 audio materials; 4,357 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Leavenworth: Trailhead Business Center (A), Dillon Plaza (B), Midtown Centre (C), Westside Plaza (D), Leavenworth Industrial Park (E), Leavenworth Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), The Oaks Golf Club (G), Trails West Golf Course (H), Stockholm Hall (I), Westside Village (J), Leavenworth Plaza (K), The Leavenworth Landing (L), Leavenworth Area Business Center (M), Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office (N), KKLO - AM (Leavenworth) (O), Leavenworth Police Department (P), Leavenworth Justice Center (Q), United States Penitentiary Leavenworth Kansas (R), Frontier Army Museum (S), Leavenworth County Historical Society Carroll House Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leavenworth include: Berean Church (A), Southern Heights United Methodist Church (B), Wilson Avenue Church (C), Church of Christ (D), University of Saint Mary - Leavenworth Campus Annunciation Chapel (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Grace Fellowship Church (G), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Leavenworth National Cemetery (1), Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3), Mount Olivet Cemetery (4), United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Merritt Lake (A), Smith Lake (B), Lake Jeanette (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Quarry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Leavenworth include: Brewer Park (1), Buffalo Bill Park (2), Hawthorne Park (3), Jefferson Park (4), Miller Bicentennial Park (5), Sportsman Field (6), Veterans Administration Park (7), Wollman Park (8), Riverfront Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Planters II (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Shawnee & 2nd) (1), Leavenworth's Carroll Mansion (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1128 5th Avenue) (2), Richard Allen Cultural Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 412 Kiowa Street) (3), Leavenworth City - Community Development Dept- Public Housing Autho (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 200 Shawnee Street) (4), National Fred Harvey Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 743 Delaware Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Terrace Court Motel (1550 South 4th Street) (1), Ramada Inn Motor Hotel (3 And Delaware) (2), Super 8 Motel (303 Montana Court) (3), Days Inn Leavenworth (3211 South 4th Street) (4), Commander's Inn (1118 North 6th Street) (5), Hallmark Inns (3211 South 4th Street) (6), Villager Lodge Leavenworth KS (3211 South 4th Street) (7), Condotels Suites-Extended Stay (801 West Eisenhower Road) (8), Masonic Hall AF Am (423 Delaware Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S District Court (4715 Brewer Place) (1), Leavenworth County - Clerk Of The District Court- Marriage License (601 South 3rd Street) (2), Leavenworth County - Clerk Of The District Court- Probate Division (601 South 3rd Street) (3), Leavenworth County - Clerk Of The District Court- Records Division (601 South 3rd Street) (4), Leavenworth County - Clerk of the District Court (601 South 3rd Street) (5), Leavenworth City - Municipal Court (601 South 3rd Street Suite 2055) (6), Leavenworth County - Probation Departments City-County Probation- District Court Proba (601 South 3rd Street) (7), Leavenworth County - Clerk Of The District Court- Domestic Division (601 South 3rd Street) (8), Leavenworth County - Clerk Of The District Court- Criminal Division (601 South 3rd Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Leavenworth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.518. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leavenworth and their reported violations in the past:

LEAVENWORTH CO RWD 5 (Population served: 740, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
LEAVENWORTH CO RWD 2 (Population served: 483, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LEAVENWORTH CO RWD 1 (Population served: 40, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leavenworth that have no violations reported:

  • LEAVENWORTH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 35,816, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.6% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Leavenworth in 2010:

  • 2,039 people in federal prisons
  • 799 people in federal detention centers
  • 442 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
  • 197 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 192 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 148 people in college/university student housing
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Leavenworth in 2000:

  • 2,249 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 508 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 320 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 214 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 214 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 147 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 144 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Leavenworth, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Leavenworth compared to Kansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Leavenworth (2011 data):

  • Country Club Bank: Leavenworth-Delaware Branch, Leavenworth-Chestnut Branch, Leavenworth-South Branch. Info updated 2011/11/18: Bank assets: $1,042.5 mil, Deposits: $860.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Ccb Financial Corporation
  • Exchange National Bank & Trust Co.: 630 Delaware Branch, Drive-In Branch, First National South Branch. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $330.5 mil, Deposits: $286.5 mil, headquarters in Atchison, KS, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange Bankshares Corporation Of Kansas
  • Armed Forces Bank, National Association: Leavenworth Limit Branch # 32 at 2901 South 4th Street, branch established on 1995/05/01; Motor Branch at 615 Metropolitan Avenue, branch established on 1980/12/31. Info updated 2010/12/16: Bank assets: $1,839.7 mil, Deposits: $1,387.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Leavenworth, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Mutual Savings Association, FSA: Mutual Savings Association, Fsa at 100 South 4th St, branch established on 1888/01/01; Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center Br at 3400 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $217.9 mil, Deposits: $159.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Citizens Savings and Loan Association, FSB: Citizens Savings And Loan Association, Fsb at 5151 S 4th Street Trafficway, branch established on 1884/01/01; 312 South Fifth Street Branch at 312 South Fifth St, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $190.8 mil, Deposits: $123.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Commerce Bank: Leavenworth Main Branch at 2830 S 4th Street, branch established on 1984/07/02; Leavenworth Boadway Branch at 200 N Broadway, branch established on 1966/02/14. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank: Leavenworth Branch at 601 Delaware, branch established on 1993/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.3 mil, Deposits: $159.0 mil, headquarters in Greenleaf, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Padgett Agency, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Leavenworth, Kansas:

  • Holiday Inn, 1118 N 6TH St, Leavenworth, KS 66048 , Phone: (913) 651-5800, Fax: (913) 651-5800
  • Days Inn, 3211 S 4TH, Leavenworth, KS 66048 , Phone: (913) 651-6000, Fax: (913) 651-6000
  • Ramada Inn - Leavenworth, 101 South 3rd St, Leavenworth, KS 66048 , Phone: (913) 651-5500
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 303 Montana Ct, Leavenworth, KS 66048 , Phone: (913) 682-0744, Fax: (913) 682-0740
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Leavenworth, Kansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Leavenworth travel time to work - commute Leavenworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Leavenworth city (based on Leavenworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.78%
Here: 31.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.4%11.0%10.7%8.6%5.9%
Congregations16.7%16.7%6.7%5.0%6.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%3.1%2.0%11.8%
Congregations3.3%1.7%5.0%1.7%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Leavenworth County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Leavenworth County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Leavenworth County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Leavenworth County:

27.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$33,708$67,4160$0
Other Government Administration 13$70,040$64,6525$2,100
Judicial and Legal 2$6,345$38,0706$15,793
Police Protection - Officers 54$232,439$51,6530$0
Police - Other 22$91,735$50,0370$0
Firefighters 55$231,100$50,4220$0
Fire - Other 1$4,293$51,5160$0
Streets and Highways 19$88,102$55,6430$0
Health 4$11,413$34,2390$0
Solid Waste Management 12$35,966$35,9661$1,477
Sewerage 18$55,516$37,0110$0
Parks and Recreation 18$59,198$39,46535$15,296
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$32,856$35,8430$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,802$50,4060$0
Totals for Government 239$969,513$48,67847$34,666

Leavenworth government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,829,000 ($134.55)
    Water Utilities: $3,606,000 ($100.47)
    Fire Protection: $3,123,000 ($87.01)
    Sewerage: $2,130,000 ($59.35)
    General - Other: $2,088,000 ($58.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,689,000 ($47.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,365,000 ($38.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,109,000 ($30.90)
    Central Staff Services: $847,000 ($23.60)
    Libraries: $706,000 ($19.67)
    Financial Administration: $493,000 ($13.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $379,000 ($10.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $280,000 ($7.80)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($1.87)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($0.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $527,000 ($14.68)
    Benefit Payments: $194,000 ($5.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,757,000 ($76.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $266,000 ($7.41)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($2.15)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,497,000 ($348.19)

Leavenworth government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,904,000 ($80.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,330,000 ($37.06)
    All Other: $924,000 ($25.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $631,000 ($17.58)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $158,000 ($4.40)
    From Other Government: $22,000 ($0.61)
    Interest Revenue: $6,000 ($0.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,217,000 ($61.77)
    Highways: $91,000 ($2.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,267,000 ($35.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,207,000 ($33.63)
    Special Assessments: $325,000 ($9.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,455,000 ($151.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $984,000 ($27.42)
    General Support: $157,000 ($4.37)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $9,344,000 ($260.34)
    Total General Sales: $3,167,000 ($88.24)
    Public Utilities: $1,224,000 ($34.10)
    NEC: $773,000 ($21.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $68,000 ($1.89)

Leavenworth government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $15,368,000 ($428.19)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $28,025,000 ($780.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,385,000 ($122.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,668,000 ($770.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,190,000 ($423.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $178,000 ($4.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,742,000 ($132.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,570,000 ($210.92)
    Beginning: $1,210,000 ($33.71)

Leavenworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,569,000 ($155.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $17,955,000 ($500.26)

10.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.64%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.63% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,579 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

0.63%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, KS  0.87% ($47,610 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.76% ($34,168)
from Douglas County, KS  0.34% ($37,407)


10.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
Kansas average:

6.89%

0.66% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,183 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

0.66%
Kansas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  0.94% ($49,096 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.79% ($33,952)
to Douglas County, KS  0.48% ($27,898)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leavenworth:

  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leavenworth:

  • 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)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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)
  • 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)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, 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)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leavenworth:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Leavenworth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 31
Total length: 146 meters (479ft)
Total costs: $17,256,000
Total average daily traffic: 137,205
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,735

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 8
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leavenworth, KS
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED155$129,032108$99,742378$123,00372$57,5314$1,071,62386$78,8052$33,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$127,0552$68,02037$121,6007$26,5030$02$67,6350$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$101,87620$106,955156$117,59734$21,3890$021$82,6810$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$114,73214$94,511102$120,8609$66,8730$07$105,9991$14,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,8703$106,40319$134,7741$35,6500$02$47,1050$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Leavenworth, KS

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$139,48011$173,4260$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$97,1724$152,9632$48,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$169,1652$128,1350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$128,3550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,0000$01$66,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 156
  • Hazardous Condition: 247
  • Service Call: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Leavenworth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leavenworth, KS
Most common first names in Leavenworth, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32280.5 years
John30973.4 years
William26474.4 years
James21071.5 years
Charles19472.5 years
Robert19468.8 years
George17273.7 years
Helen13780.7 years
Joseph13375.4 years
Edward12274.8 years
Most common last names in Leavenworth, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10473.7 years
Williams8174.1 years
Brown7473.9 years
Johnson7174.5 years
Jones6374.3 years
Thomas5577.6 years
Miller5175.3 years
Davis4873.0 years
Moore4571.6 years
Harris4072.2 years
Businesses in Leavenworth, KS
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Cricket Wireless1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx7Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway4
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS4
Home Depot1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1

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