What We’re Made of
Leavenworth County’s population grew by 11% between 2000 and 2010 and continues to grow at a significant rate. A majority of residents are between the ages of 18 and 60 and are in their prime working years. Leavenworth County residents have a higher median income than the rest of the United States and are more prosperous than the average American.
Leavenworth County Profile prepared by KU Institute for Policy & Social Research
Mid-America Regional Council projects that the county’s population will reach 83,000 by 2020.
- Leavenworth County population is 77,176 (2011)
- The annual per household income is $59,515 (2009)
- Per capita income is $31,097 (2007)
- Median home value in Leavenworth County in 2007 was $161,300
- The median age is 37.4
- 91.4% of Leavenworth County residents have a high school education (2010)
- 28.8% of Leavenworth County residents have a college degree (2010)
Approximately one-quarter (23%) of the working population earn an annual income between $50,000 and $75,000. Of the county population, 32% earn $75,000 or more annually.
Note: Educational attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census; Bureau of Labor Statistics; Experian/Applied Geographic Solutions; Kansas Division of the Budget.