Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2020

36,062

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 35.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.5 males.

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

Leavenworth Ks Demographics

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

  • White: 74.90%
  • Black or African American: 14.44%
  • Two or more races: 5.84%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%

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 Percentage
White26,97074.90%
Black or African American5,20114.44%
Two or More Races2,1035.84%
Some Other Race8242.29%
Asian6271.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native2470.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.10%

Leavenworth Ks Population Pyramid 2020

Leavenworth Ks Median Age

35.3


Total

35.3


Male

35.4


Female

Leavenworth Ks Adults

There are 27,038 adults, (4,256 of whom are seniors) in Leavenworth Ks.

Leavenworth Ks Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leavenworth Ks Sex Ratio

Female

16,555

45.98%

Male

19,453

54.02%

Leavenworth Ks Households and Families

Leavenworth Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leavenworth Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.3%41.7%
All50.5%49.5%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female39.9%60.1%
Male37.2%62.8%

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4402.6150.5
Married6,0983.2858.3
Non Family4,1481.1745.2
Female1,4813.639.9
Male7133.2337.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leavenworth Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4842.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,5386.50%
High School Graduate6,63628.06%
Some College5,54823.46%
Associates Degree2,0678.74%
Bachelors Degree3,83316.21%
Graduate Degree3,54214.98%

Leavenworth Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,21516,0105,797
Black3,4823,050850
Hispanic1,8261,631352
Multiple Races802676293
Other Race49846963
Asian447390171
Native American20317540
Islander272727

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$34,884$41,104$28,981
Less Than High School$24,550$30,492$21,711
High School Grad$26,958$30,034$25,625
Some College$30,643$33,104$29,375
Bachelors Degree$43,319$54,074$28,693
Graduate Degree$83,174$91,277$48,669

$34,884

Average Earnings

$41,104

Average Male

$28,981

Average Female

Leavenworth Ks Language

Leavenworth Ks Language by Age

Leavenworth Ks Language

93.55% of Leavenworth Ks residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Leavenworth Ks Poverty

Leavenworth Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9692,80311.69%
Black4,2401,03524.41%
Hispanic2,59757522.14%
Multiple1,93954227.95%
Other6069115.02%
Asian5748414.63%
Native1375439.42%

14.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.19%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leavenworth Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth Ks is Native, with 39.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth Ks is White, with 11.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.76%
High School15.31%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.92%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed7.05%
Male Unemployed6.71%

Leavenworth Ks Income

Leavenworth Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,982$77,042
Families$71,053$90,068
Married Families$87,116-
Non Families$32,006$46,703

Leavenworth Ks Marital Status

Leavenworth Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

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

5,414

Number of Veterans

4,492

Male Veterans

922

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,585
First Gulf War1,983
Vietnam1,343
Korea159
World War II33

Leavenworth Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,36122.86%
Black71518.19%
Hispanic39518.55%
2 or More20122.92%
Other8913.40%
Asian4810.41%

Leavenworth Ks Veterans by Education

8.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leavenworth Ks Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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

40.24%

Born in Kansas

96.83%

Native Born

3.17%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.83% of Leavenworth Ks residents were born in the United States, with 40.24% having been born in Kansas. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.