Shawnee, Kansas Population 2019

Shawnee, Kansas's estimated population is 65,845 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Shawnee, Kansas is the 7th largest city in Kansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1572.57 people/mi² (607.17 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38 years, 37.4 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.64 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 Shawnee, Kansas is $81,964, while the mean household income is $100,070.

Shawnee Ks Demographics

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

  • White: 85.95%
  • Black or African American: 4.67%
  • Two or more races: 4.00%
  • Asian: 3.88%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%

How Many People Live in Shawnee, Kansas?

65,845
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201865,8453130.48%
201765,5321850.28%
201665,3473630.56%
201564,9845320.83%
201464,4522110.33%
201364,2416811.07%
201263,5605520.88%
201163,0086921.11%
201062,31614,3202.65%
200047,99610,0032.36%
199037,9938,3402.51%
198029,6538,7073.54%
197020,94611,8748.73%
19609,0728,47214.55%
19406000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,729
Black or African American3,026
Two or More Races2,591
Asian2,519
Some Other Race881
American Indian and Alaska Native87
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Shawnee Ks Population Pyramid 2019

Shawnee Ks Median Age

38


Total

37.4


Male

38.8


Female

Shawnee Ks Adults

There are 48,006 adults, (7,923 of whom are seniors) in Shawnee Ks.

Shawnee Ks Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawnee Ks Sex Ratio

Female

33,421

51.54%

Male

31,419

48.46%

Shawnee Ks Households and Families

Shawnee Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shawnee Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Male59.1%40.9%
Non Family54%46%
Female52.6%47.4%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3902.6472.6
Married13,9333.2486.3
Non Family6,8831.1854
Female2,3403.0452.6
Male1,2343.3559.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shawnee Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9492.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,2312.88%
High School Graduate8,01518.73%
Some College8,52719.92%
Associates Degree3,6418.51%
Bachelors Degree13,48631.51%
Graduate Degree6,95116.24%

Shawnee Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,75434,66717,850
Hispanic2,7882,057726
Black1,9701,825758
Asian1,6261,398764
Multiple Races795683356
Other Race588432176
Native American585818
Islander77

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 white people with a rate of 49.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,122$60,300$39,355
Less Than High School$22,721$31,639$11,077
High School Grad$28,911$37,612$22,216
Some College$39,680$46,904$34,706
Bachelors Degree$57,728$71,929$45,064
Graduate Degree$71,320$91,875$57,473

$48,122

Average Earnings

$60,300

Average Male

$39,355

Average Female

Shawnee Ks Language

Shawnee Ks Language by Age

Shawnee Ks Language

91.30% of Shawnee Ks residents speak only English, while 8.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Shawnee Ks Poverty

Shawnee Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,9712,1284.09%
Black3,01682327.29%
Hispanic4,53570815.61%
Multiple2,57358522.74%
Asian2,51934013.50%
Other88120723.50%
Native871213.79%

6.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawnee Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawnee Ks is Black, with 27.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawnee Ks is White, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.97%
High School7.97%
Some College6.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.60%
Male Unemployed12.58%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed2.91%

Shawnee Ks Income

Shawnee Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,964$100,070
Families$99,511$117,025
Married Families$112,790-
Non Families$41,650$52,411

Shawnee Ks Marital Status

Shawnee Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawnee Ks Married by Age and Sex

Shawnee 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.

Shawnee Ks Marital Status by Race

Shawnee Ks Veterans

3,120

Number of Veterans

2,929

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam995
First Gulf War737
Second Gulf War503
Korea334
World War II158

Shawnee Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8896.88%
Hispanic1906.01%
Black1375.78%
Asian321.63%
Indian3140.79%
2 or More191.93%
Other121.97%

Shawnee Ks Veterans by Education

2.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawnee Ks Employment Status

73.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shawnee 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

48.52%

Born in Kansas

93.60%

Native Born

6.40%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.60% of Shawnee Ks residents were born in the United States, with 48.52% having been born in Kansas. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.