Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2019

Leavenworth, Kansas's estimated population is 36,062 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Leavenworth, Kansas is the 12th largest city in Kansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1471.84 people/mi² (568.28 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.59 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Leavenworth, Kansas is $58,989, while the mean household income is $69,979.

Leavenworth Ks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leavenworth Ks was:

  • White: 75.01%
  • Black or African American: 14.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.40%
  • Other race: 2.43%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%

How Many People Live in Leavenworth, Kansas?

36,062
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201836,062-124-0.34%
201736,186650.18%
201636,1212810.78%
201535,84010.00%
201435,83960.02%
201335,833820.23%
201235,7511550.44%
201135,5962230.63%
201035,373-47-0.01%
200035,420-3,075-0.83%
199038,4954,8391.35%
198033,6568,5092.96%
197025,1473,0951.32%
196022,0521,4730.69%
195020,5791,3590.69%
194019,2201,7540.96%
193017,4665540.32%
192016,912-2,451-1.34%
191019,363-1,372-0.68%
190020,7359670.48%
189019,7683,2221.80%
188016,546-1,327-0.77%
187017,87310,4449.18%
18607,4290.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,971
Black or African American5,198
Two or More Races1,940
Some Other Race875
Asian730
American Indian and Alaska Native210
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

Leavenworth Ks Population Pyramid 2019

Leavenworth Ks Median Age

34.8


Total

34.5


Male

35.1


Female

Leavenworth Ks Adults

There are 26,800 adults, (4,024 of whom are seniors) in Leavenworth Ks.

Leavenworth Ks Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leavenworth Ks Sex Ratio

Female

16,588

46.13%

Male

19,370

53.87%

Leavenworth Ks Households and Families

Leavenworth Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leavenworth Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58%42%
All51.3%48.7%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female39.3%60.7%
Male34.2%65.8%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4722.5951.3
Married5,9533.358
Non Family4,2681.1849.1
Female1,6553.4439.3
Male5963.4134.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leavenworth Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4752.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,5686.71%
High School Graduate6,42827.49%
Some College5,75424.61%
Associates Degree1,8998.12%
Bachelors Degree3,84616.45%
Graduate Degree3,41314.60%

Leavenworth Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,87715,6755,714
Black3,5863,148900
Hispanic1,8751,668342
Multiple Races647532159
Other Race602572113
Asian441359175
Native American17415635
Islander343434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,769$42,541$29,651
Less Than High School$23,550$32,557$20,871
High School Grad$28,857$31,589$26,481
Some College$30,782$32,492$29,742
Bachelors Degree$48,550$59,667$34,000
Graduate Degree$80,603$89,141$48,021

$35,769

Average Earnings

$42,541

Average Male

$29,651

Average Female

Leavenworth Ks Language

Leavenworth Ks Language by Age

Leavenworth Ks Language

92.88% of Leavenworth Ks residents speak only English, while 7.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

Leavenworth Ks Poverty

Leavenworth Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,7372,78111.72%
Black4,23991521.59%
Multiple1,79861133.98%
Hispanic2,61531512.05%
Asian69123934.59%
Other657558.37%
Native954143.16%

14.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.26%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leavenworth Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth Ks is Native, with 43.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth Ks is Other, with 8.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.06%
High School13.99%
Some College10.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.04%
Male Unemployed16.26%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed7.33%

Leavenworth Ks Income

Leavenworth Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,989$69,979
Families$70,490$79,658
Married Families$85,212-
Non Families$32,419$46,926

Leavenworth Ks Marital Status

Leavenworth Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Leavenworth Ks Married by Age and Sex

Leavenworth Ks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leavenworth Ks Marital Status by Race

Leavenworth Ks Veterans

5,466

Number of Veterans

4,495

Male Veterans

971

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,600
First Gulf War2,184
Vietnam1,408
Korea102
World War II57
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,995
18 to 341,194
55 to 641,049
65 to 74942
75+286

Leavenworth Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,33222.88%
Black76619.61%
Hispanic43019.54%
2 or More16520.35%
Other13517.67%
Asian5411.49%
Indian147.65%

Leavenworth Ks Veterans by Education

6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leavenworth Ks Employment Status

59%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Leavenworth Ks Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.26%

Born in Kansas

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.25% of Leavenworth Ks residents were born in the United States, with 40.26% having been born in Kansas. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.