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Leavenworth County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 80,204 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 68,691 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,171
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,736
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,450
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,540 (it was 7,621 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

32%

Land area: 463 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leavenworth County: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Leavenworth County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Males: 43,829  (54.6%)
Females: 36,375  (45.4%)
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Leavenworth County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Leavenworth County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $68,299 ($48,114 in 1999)

This county:

$68,299
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $819 (lower quartile is $565, upper quartile is $1,213)
This county:

$819
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $174,700 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Leavenworth:

$174,700
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,600 - $250,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,421
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $498

Institutionalized population: 5,882

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 101
  • Auto thefts: 25

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 116
  • Auto thefts: 36
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Health of residents in Leavenworth County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
73.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 357 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2001: 364 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2002: 509 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 446 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2004: 546 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2005: 669 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2006: 472 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2007: 467 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2008: 238 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2009: 172 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2010: 103 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2011: 102 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2012: 132 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2013: 196 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2014: 212 buildings, average cost: $166,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,616 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,170 (1.4%)

Leavenworth County household income distribution in 2009 Leavenworth County home values distribution Leavenworth County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
Leavenworth County:

7.7%
Kansas:

12.1%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.7 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 35.3 years old, Asian residents: 38.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.7 years old)

Area name: Kansas City, MO-KS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Leavenworth County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $951 a month.

Cities in this county include: Leavenworth, Lansing, Tonganoxie, Basehor, Linwood, Easton.

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

2012 air pollution in Leavenworth County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Sanpete County, Utah , Menard County, Illinois , Ottawa County , Switzerland County, Indiana , Warren County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,720
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,765 (57.1% naturalized citizens)

Leavenworth County:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 681
  • 2000 to 2009: 525
  • 1990 to 1999: 540
  • 1980 to 1989: 345
  • 1970 to 1979: 324
  • Before 1970: 531
Note: State values scaled to Leavenworth County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.2%

Leavenworth County marital status for males Leavenworth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,706
  • One, attached: 2,127
  • Two: 825
  • 3 or 4: 1,434
  • 5 to 9: 1,224
  • 10 to 19: 198
  • 20 to 49: 264
  • 50 or more: 229
  • Mobile homes: 411

Housing units in Leavenworth County with a mortgage: 12,455 (188 second mortgage, 610 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,999

Here:

70.6% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Leavenworth County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3217
Evangelical Protestant7,95344
Mainline Protestant5,09419
Other1,8698
Black Protestant5794
None51,411-
Leavenworth County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Leavenworth County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This 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.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Leavenworth County:

7.8%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Leavenworth County:

27.8%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Leavenworth County:

Average size of farms: 180 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,181
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $117.63
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,246
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,367
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.73
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.76%
Corn for grain: 18660 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5907 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 26780 harvested acres
Vegetables: 103 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Earthquake activity:

Leavenworth County-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 385.8 miles away from Leavenworth County 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 328.4 miles away from the county 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 336.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 356.2 miles away from the county 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 382.2 miles away from Leavenworth County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3324: June 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3324, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Kansas Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4035: September 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 4035, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2005 to October 02, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1615: November 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1615, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1579: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1462: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1462, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Leavenworth County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Armenia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Leavenworth County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Leavenworth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,205 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 3,263 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 318 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 269 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 683 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,073 (3.8%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Leavenworth County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 2,324 people in state prisons
  • 2,249 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 508 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 360 people in nursing homes
  • 320 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 214 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 214 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 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)
  • 49 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

People in group quarters in Leavenworth County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 2,342 people in state prisons
  • 2,039 people in federal prisons
  • 799 people in federal detention centers
  • 442 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
  • 260 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 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
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,706.

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%

3.06% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($11,359 average AGI)
6.95% relocated from other states ($33,931 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

6.95%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Jackson County, MO  0.27% ($29,986)
from Platte County, MO  0.24% ($41,016)
from Bell County, TX  0.22% ($65,898)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.19% ($64,224)


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%

3.28% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($11,407 average AGI)
6.73% relocated to other states ($36,327 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

6.73%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Jackson County, MO  0.26% ($29,271)
to Platte County, MO  0.25% ($47,215)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.22% ($73,345)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.22% ($85,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Leavenworth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Leavenworth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Leavenworth County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,832 (7,415 aged, 1,417 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,397 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Leavenworth County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (618)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (592)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (504)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (426)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (357)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (303)
  • Congestive heart failure (232)
  • Unspecified dementia (221)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (212)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (149)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,902
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 179
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,054

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,301
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 748
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 62.5
  • Other - 66.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 80,204
  • In family households: 65,719 (10,420 male householders, 9,445 female householders)
    15,690 spouses, 23,954 children (22,727 natural, 253 adopted, 974 stepchildren), 1,113 grandchildren, 1,037 brothers or sisters, 1,020 parents, 1,032 other relatives, 2,008 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,772 (3,766 male householders (3,560 living alone)), 3,543 female householders (2,945 living alone)), 1,463 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,713

Size of family households: 9,425 2-persons, 4,274 3-persons, 3,257 4-persons, 2,371 5-persons, 433 6-persons, 105 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,505 1-person, 683 2-persons, 121 3-persons.

13,608 married couples with children.
4,093 single-parent households (1,136 men, 2,957 women).

94.0% of residents of Leavenworth speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,177,182,000 ($16,251 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $420,157,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $221,016,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $57,736,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,926,000
Federal grants: $54,787,000
Federal procurement contracts: $585,833,000 ($187,870,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $254,884,000 ($168,956,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $96,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $52,829,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,847,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,918
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,780
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +331
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,055
Here +28 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Leavenworth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.39 millions of gallons per day (50% from ground, 50% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 497
  • 2010 to 2013: 515
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,158
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,115
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,301
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,658
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,283
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,208
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,097
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,586
Note: State values scaled to Leavenworth population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Leavenworth County population
  • 1 room: 81
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 1,259
  • 5 rooms: 1,917
  • 6 rooms: 4,543
  • 7 rooms: 4,735
  • 8 rooms: 2,937
  • 9+ rooms: 2,976
  • 1 room: 1,063
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 1,107
  • 4 rooms: 1,673
  • 5 rooms: 1,942
  • 6 rooms: 844
  • 7 rooms: 992
  • 8 rooms: 712
  • 9+ rooms: 387
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Leavenworth County population
  • no bedroom: 81
  • 1 bedroom: 476
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,315
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,096
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,313
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,173
  • no bedroom: 1,159
  • 1 bedroom: 957
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,119
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,616
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,657
  • 5+ bedrooms: 212
Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Leavenworth County population
  • no vehicle: 457
  • 1 vehicle: 3,469
  • 2 vehicles: 7,889
  • 3 vehicles: 4,164
  • 4 vehicles: 1,652
  • 5+ vehicles: 823
  • no vehicle: 569
  • 1 vehicle: 3,677
  • 2 vehicles: 3,011
  • 3 vehicles: 1,281
  • 4 vehicles: 182
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

78% of Leavenworth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Kansas.

Leavenworth County:

78.1%
State average:

83.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 40,869
  • Other state: 34,817
  • Northeast: 3,212
  • Midwest: 12,793
  • South: 11,802
  • West: 7,010

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Leavenworth County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.9%)
  • Electricity (14.9%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (54.9%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 610
Here:

7.2%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 377
Here:

8.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 837
Here:

21.9%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Leavenworth County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,143,000
    General - Other: $3,494,000
    Police Protection: $3,150,000
    Health - Other: $2,965,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,951,000
    Financial Administration: $2,068,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,994,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,548,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,467,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,112,000
    Corrections - Other: $809,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $632,000
    Housing and Community Development: $248,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $224,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $568,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,111,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $241,000
    General Public Building: $122,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,112,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,059,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $824,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,837,000
    Interest Earnings: $767,000
    Special Assessments: $107,000
    Sale of Property: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,223,000
    All Other: $658,000
    Public Welfare: $416,000
    Health and Hospitals: $397,000
    General Local Government Support: $169,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,840,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,414,000
    Other License: $1,659,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $349,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,010,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,580,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 749
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 700
  • Number of recipients under 18: 143
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 504
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 102
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 238
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 339
Leavenworth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Leavenworth County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full 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 ORIGINATED455$163,965325$156,3381,965$163,403196$68,3937$1,035,000178$116,9449$69,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$142,30016$143,938132$162,58319$19,3680$07$118,7141$26,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$139,36660$137,333506$162,03676$29,1971$560,00040$102,9257$104,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$155,12539$131,846335$156,01215$73,5330$020$117,7004$79,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$131,5004$97,75067$174,41811$34,3640$02$48,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$186,90980$204,3750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$134,22211$165,0002$48,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$176,90019$208,1580$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$101,0009$220,7780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,0003$203,6672$192,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Leavenworth County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John44474.4 years
Mary43680.4 years
William39074.9 years
Robert28770.0 years
James28572.0 years
Charles27672.6 years
George23874.3 years
Helen18980.4 years
Joseph16775.5 years
Edward15875.5 years
Most common last names in Leavenworth County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14873.5 years
Brown10374.1 years
Williams10374.3 years
Johnson9975.0 years
Jones9674.2 years
Thomas7078.5 years
Miller6575.3 years
Davis6473.6 years
Robinson6275.1 years
Moore6272.9 years
Businesses in Leavenworth County, KS
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kmart1
ALDI1Kroger1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless3Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack2
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3SONIC Drive-In6
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza2Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks2
FedEx13Subway8
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 82
Ford2T-Mobile5
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill1U-Haul5
H&R Block3UPS8
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn2Walgreens2
Home Depot1Walmart2
IHOP1Wendy's2
Justice1YMCA1
KFC2

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