Lenexa, Kansas Population 2019

Lenexa, Kansas's estimated population is 55,294 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lenexa, Kansas is the 8th largest city in Kansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1624.08 people/mi² (627.06 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.5 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 Lenexa, Kansas is $81,173, while the mean household income is $103,185.

Lenexa Ks Demographics

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

  • White: 87.05%
  • Black or African American: 5.68%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Lenexa, Kansas?

55,294
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201855,2941,7473.26%
201753,5475361.01%
201653,0115861.12%
201552,4251,4992.94%
201450,9266481.29%
201350,2789291.88%
201249,3494911.00%
201148,8585691.18%
201048,2898,0511.84%
200040,2386,2041.69%
199034,03415,3956.21%
198018,63913,39713.53%
19705,2422,7427.69%
19602,5002,0008.38%
19405000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,291
Black or African American2,953
Asian1,967
Two or More Races1,485
Some Other Race239
American Indian and Alaska Native95

Lenexa Ks Population Pyramid 2019

Lenexa Ks Median Age

37


Total

36.3


Male

38.3


Female

Lenexa Ks Adults

There are 39,900 adults, (6,853 of whom are seniors) in Lenexa Ks.

Lenexa Ks Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lenexa Ks Sex Ratio

Female

26,751

51.41%

Male

25,279

48.59%

Lenexa Ks Households and Families

Lenexa Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lenexa Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All62.9%37.1%
Male47.9%52.1%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female34%66%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6942.562.9
Married11,4783.0983.4
Non Family6,4991.2637.6
Female2,1342.8934
Male5833.2247.9

3

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lenexa Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7001.96%
9th to 12th Grade9842.75%
High School Graduate4,82513.48%
Some College6,75418.88%
Associates Degree2,4416.82%
Bachelors Degree12,58235.16%
Graduate Degree7,49520.95%

Lenexa Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,07929,42817,725
Hispanic2,1661,281400
Black1,6201,584614
Asian1,3051,220930
Multiple Races577556367
Other Race135957
Native American717162

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 87.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,012$61,696$41,339
Less Than High School$18,823$19,717$17,862
High School Grad$31,744$41,272$28,015
Some College$39,881$45,508$35,485
Bachelors Degree$57,990$75,071$45,131
Graduate Degree$67,646$85,516$53,418

$50,012

Average Earnings

$61,696

Average Male

$41,339

Average Female

Lenexa Ks Language

Lenexa Ks Language by Age

Lenexa Ks Language

89.42% of Lenexa Ks residents speak only English, while 10.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.38% of the population.

Lenexa Ks Poverty

Lenexa Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,0381,0652.60%
Hispanic4,3451,06124.42%
Black2,91347316.24%
Multiple1,48528519.19%
Asian1,967824.17%
Other2392811.72%

5.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.52%

Male Poverty Rate

6.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lenexa Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lenexa Ks is Hispanic, with 24.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lenexa Ks is White, with 2.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.27%
High School8.97%
Some College4.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.37%
Male Unemployed16.64%
Female Employed3.85%
Male Employed1.90%

Lenexa Ks Income

Lenexa Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,173$103,185
Families$100,063$121,041
Married Families$112,631-
Non Families$48,207$61,043

Lenexa Ks Marital Status

Lenexa Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lenexa Ks Married by Age and Sex

Lenexa 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 55-64.

Lenexa Ks Marital Status by Race

Lenexa Ks Veterans

2,861

Number of Veterans

2,585

Male Veterans

276

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,003
Second Gulf War552
First Gulf War549
Korea271
World War II260

Lenexa Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7357.72%
Hispanic1746.47%
Black804.50%
2 or More465.10%

Lenexa Ks Veterans by Education

3.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lenexa Ks Employment Status

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lenexa 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

42.49%

Born in Kansas

91.84%

Native Born

8.16%

Foreign Born

4.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.84% of Lenexa Ks residents were born in the United States, with 42.49% having been born in Kansas. 4.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.