Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2022

37,771
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Leavenworth is a city located in Leavenworth County Kansas. Leavenworth has a 2020 population of 37,771. It is also the county seat of Leavenworth County. Leavenworth is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,351 in 2010.

The average household income in Leavenworth is $75,819 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $136,800. The median age in Leavenworth is 35.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Leavenworth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leavenworthwas:

  • White: 74.60%
  • Black or African American: 13.38%
  • Two or more races: 7.29%
  • Other race: 2.20%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Leavenworth, Kansas is 37,771 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,351.

Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,95474.60%
Black or African American4,83313.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native2900.80%
Asian5571.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.18%
Some Other Race7962.20%
Two or More Races2,6337.29%
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Leavenworth Population by Race

Leavenworth Population Pyramid 2022

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Leavenworth Median Age

36.4


Total

36.2


Male

36.6


Female

Leavenworth Adults

There are 27,645 adults, (4,800 of whom are seniors) in Leavenworth.

Leavenworth Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leavenworth Sex Ratio

Female

16,461

45.56%

Male

19,668

54.44%

Leavenworth Population by Age

Leavenworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leavenworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58%42%
All49.1%50.9%
Male44.4%55.6%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female27.7%72.3%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leavenworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8362.5449.1
Married6,2943.258
Male7723.2144.4
Female1,2573.5927.7
Non Family4,5131.2243.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Leavenworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2981.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,3745.68%
High School Graduate6,95828.77%
Some College5,43422.47%
Associates Degree2,1368.83%
Bachelors Degree4,26117.62%
Graduate Degree3,72115.39%
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Leavenworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leavenworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander535353
Asian444429202
2+ Races850824371
White17,82616,6746,164
Black3,3463,003963
Native American18716143
Hispanic1,9491,834433
Other Race39437944

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%.

Leavenworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,486$43,605$29,808
Less Than 9th Grade$21,595$20,919$22,527
High School Graduate$25,482$26,320$25,137
Some College$32,298$34,399$30,856
Bachelors Degree$48,322$69,286$32,530
Graduate Degree$82,471$96,589$54,605

$35,486

Average Earnings

$43,605

Average Male

$29,808

Average Female

Leavenworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leavenworth Language by Age

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Leavenworth Language

93.93% of Leavenworth residents speak only English, while 6.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Leavenworth Language

Leavenworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native20010452.00%
Black3,7641,04027.63%
Hispanic2,72259922.01%
Multiple2,52554221.47%
White24,1342,0408.45%
Other222NaN%

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leavenworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth is Native, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.09%.

Leavenworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.34%
High School13.52%
Some College7.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.91%

Leavenworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.81%
Male Unemployed20.89%
Female Employed7.57%
Female Unemployed33.86%

Leavenworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leavenworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,870$78,526
Families$81,133$93,429
Married Families$94,505-
Non Families$33,629$46,620
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Income by Household Type

Leavenworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Leavenworth Married by Age and Sex

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Leavenworth 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 45-54.

Leavenworth Marital Status by Race

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Leavenworth Marital Status

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4,904

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,219
First Gulf War2,062
Vietnam1,278
Korea132
World War II17

Leavenworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34696
35 to 541,585
55 to 641,182
65 to 74938
75+503

Leavenworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,99120.38%
Black77622.92%
Asian257.33%
Other Race489.18%
2+ Races645.86%
Hispanic30714.54%

Leavenworth Veterans by Race

Leavenworth Veterans by Education

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8.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leavenworth Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leavenworth Employment by Age

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Leavenworth Employment by Race

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Leavenworth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.36%

Born in Leavenworth

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Leavenworth residents were born in the United States, with 38.36% having been born in Kansas. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leavenworth Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18607,4290.00%
187017,87310,4449.18%
188016,546-1,327-0.77%
189019,7683,2221.80%
190020,7359670.48%
191019,363-1,372-0.68%
192016,912-2,451-1.34%
193017,4665540.32%
194019,2201,7540.96%
195020,5791,3590.69%
196022,0521,4730.69%
197025,1473,0951.32%
198033,6568,5092.96%
199038,4954,8391.35%
200035,420-3,075-0.83%
201035,251-169-0.05%
201135,4612100.60%
201235,6712100.59%
201335,8812100.59%
201436,0912100.59%
201536,3012100.58%
201636,5112100.58%
201736,7212100.58%
201836,9312100.57%
201937,1412100.57%
202037,3512100.57%
202137,5612100.56%
202237,7712100.56%

Leavenworth Population by Year