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Leavenworth County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2017: 81,095 (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: 175 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Leavenworth County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Leavenworth County, KS (2017)
    • 62,04190.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,6749.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,5688.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6953.9%Two or more races
    • 1,3522.0%Asian alone
    • 3370.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2050.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 680.10%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 44,154  (54.4%)
Females: 36,941  (45.6%)
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Average household size:
Leavenworth County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,920 ($48,114 in 1999)
This county:

$70,920
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $695 (lower quartile is $563, upper quartile is $1,123)
This county:

$695
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,600 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Leavenworth:

$177,600
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,900 - $275,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,422
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $484

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:

  • 1997: 344 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1998: 385 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 1999: 416 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 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
  • 2015: 212 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2016: 240 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2017: 257 buildings, average cost: $206,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Leavenworth, KS residents
Average permit cost in Leavenworth, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,346 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,095 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Leavenworth, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leavenworth, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Leavenworth, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.2%
Leavenworth County:

4.2%
Kansas:

11.9%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.8% for American Indian residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.8 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.7 years old, Black residents: 40.5 years old, American Indian residents: 20.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 36.4 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

2018 air pollution in Leavenworth County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 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:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Leavenworth, KS
County total employment by year in Leavenworth, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Leavenworth, KS

Current college students: 3,720
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,680 (76.0% naturalized citizens)

Leavenworth County:

2.1%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7972010 or later
  • 4432000 to 2009
  • 5091990 to 1999
  • 3451980 to 1989
  • 3241970 to 1979
  • 531Before 1970

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: 24,499
  • One, attached: 1,766
  • Two: 619
  • 3 or 4: 874
  • 5 to 9: 869
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 247
  • 50 or more: 248
  • Mobile homes: 611

Housing units in Leavenworth County with a mortgage: 13,234 (50 second mortgage, 839 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,042

Here:

68.4% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Leavenworth County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Leavenworth

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,529 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 3,253 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 39 (0.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 54 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 316 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 230 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 637 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,142 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Armenia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Leavenworth County


  • German (18%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $68,968.

11.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($62,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.52%
Kansas average:

6.44%


0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,445 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

0.52%
Kansas average:

0.07%

4.26% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($19,673 average AGI)
6.74% relocated from other states ($39,085 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

6.74%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wyandotte County, KS  1.27% ($51,896 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  1.25% ($64,925)
from Douglas County, KS  0.46% ($46,520)
from Jackson County, MO  0.34% ($47,358)
from Platte County, MO  0.29% ($49,575)
from El Paso County, CO  0.17% ($70,500)
from Clay County, MO  0.17% ($64,255)


10.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.49%
Kansas average:

7.12%


0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,738 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

0.38%
Kansas average:

0.09%

3.36% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($14,378 average AGI)
6.75% relocated to other states ($42,593 average AGI)
Leavenworth County:

6.75%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  0.94% ($51,846 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.81% ($44,161)
to Douglas County, KS  0.50% ($39,892)
to Jackson County, MO  0.32% ($39,759)
to Platte County, MO  0.30% ($58,155)
to Pierce County, WA  0.23% ($72,375)
to Jefferson County, KS  0.21% ($52,842)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leavenworth County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 81,095
  • In family households: 65,692 (10,297 male householders, 8,583 female householders)
    14,702 spouses, 24,530 children (22,607 natural, 355 adopted, 1,568 stepchildren), 1,921 grandchildren, 295 brothers or sisters, 1,715 parents, 1,050 other relatives, 2,599 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,465 (5,061 male householders (4,802 living alone)), 3,409 female householders (3,165 living alone)), 995 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,938

Size of family households: 9,468 2-persons, 2,948 3-persons, 3,645 4-persons, 2,264 5-persons, 514 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,967 1-person, 503 2-persons.

13,659 married couples with children.
4,690 single-parent households (1,898 men, 2,792 women).

93.6% of residents of Leavenworth speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% 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:

6.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • 2282014 or later
  • 7122010 to 2013
  • 5,1792000 to 2009
  • 4,0731990 to 1999
  • 3,6841980 to 1989
  • 3,5471970 to 1979
  • 3,1551960 to 1969
  • 2,5231950 to 1959
  • 1,4751940 to 1949
  • 5,2141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1983 rooms
  • 1,5824 rooms
  • 2,5995 rooms
  • 3,9286 rooms
  • 3,5917 rooms
  • 2,6778 rooms
  • 4,7019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • 1331 room
  • 1982 rooms
  • 1,0083 rooms
  • 9384 rooms
  • 1,9645 rooms
  • 1,8196 rooms
  • 9167 rooms
  • 3928 rooms
  • 7069+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2521 bedroom
  • 3,1382 bedrooms
  • 9,3263 bedrooms
  • 5,1724 bedrooms
  • 1,3885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • 188no bedroom
  • 1,3551 bedroom
  • 1,5322 bedrooms
  • 3,4313 bedrooms
  • 1,2234 bedrooms
  • 3455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 163no vehicle
  • 4,4901 vehicle
  • 7,5632 vehicles
  • 4,2153 vehicles
  • 1,9244 vehicles
  • 9215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leavenworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 906no vehicle
  • 3,2901 vehicle
  • 2,8652 vehicles
  • 9473 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.8% of Leavenworth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Kansas.

Leavenworth County:

84.8%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 43,520
  • Other state: 33,441
  • Northeast: 2,447
  • Midwest: 14,085
  • South: 10,960
  • West: 5,949
Year householders moved into unit in Leavenworth County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Leavenworth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 444
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 811
Here:

23.5%
Kansas:

14.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Leavenworth County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Regular Highways: $343,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,106,000
    Police Protection: $6,596,000
    General - Other: $5,300,000
    Health - Other: $3,742,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,727,000
    Financial Administration: $1,945,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $694,000
    Corrections - Other: $393,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $550,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,589,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,001,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,806,000
    Special Assessments: $275,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,715,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,596,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
    Health and Hospitals: $624,000
    Other: $606,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,119,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,244,000
    Other License: $757,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $673,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,985,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Regular Highways: $343,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,106,000
    Police Protection: $6,596,000
    General - Other: $5,300,000
    Health - Other: $3,742,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,727,000
    Financial Administration: $1,945,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $694,000
    Corrections - Other: $393,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $550,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,589,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,001,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,806,000
    Special Assessments: $275,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,715,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,596,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
    Health and Hospitals: $624,000
    Other: $606,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,119,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,244,000
    Other License: $757,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $673,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,985,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Regular Highways: $343,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,106,000
    Police Protection: $6,596,000
    General - Other: $5,300,000
    Health - Other: $3,742,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,727,000
    Financial Administration: $1,945,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $694,000
    Corrections - Other: $393,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $550,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,589,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,001,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,806,000
    Special Assessments: $275,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,715,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,596,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
    Health and Hospitals: $624,000
    Other: $606,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,119,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,244,000
    Other License: $757,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $673,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,985,000

Leavenworth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Regular Highways: $343,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,106,000
    Police Protection: $6,596,000
    General - Other: $5,300,000
    Health - Other: $3,742,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,727,000
    Financial Administration: $1,945,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,877,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $694,000
    Corrections - Other: $393,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $550,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,589,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,001,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,806,000
    Special Assessments: $275,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,715,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,596,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
    Health and Hospitals: $624,000
    Other: $606,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,119,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,244,000
    Other License: $757,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $673,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,985,000

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
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 in Leavenworth, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leavenworth, KS - 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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