Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2020

36,192

Leavenworth is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 36,192, it is the 12th largest city in Kansas and the 1084th largest city in the United States. Leavenworth is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,251 in 2010. Leavenworth reached it's highest population of 38,495 in 1990. Spanning over 24 miles, Leavenworth has a population density of 1,493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leavenworth is $77,042 with a poverty rate of 14.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $976 per month, and the median house value is $120,900. The median age in Leavenworth is 35.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.5 males.

Leavenworth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leavenworth 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%
The current population of Leavenworth, Kansas is 36,192, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,062.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,251.

Leavenworth, Kansas Population 2020

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 Population Pyramid 2020

Leavenworth Median Age

35.3


Total

35.3


Male

35.4


Female

Leavenworth Adults

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

Leavenworth Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leavenworth Sex Ratio

Female

16,555

45.98%

Male

19,453

54.02%

Leavenworth Households and Families

Leavenworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leavenworth 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 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 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 Language

Leavenworth Language by Age

Leavenworth Language

93.55% of Leavenworth 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 Poverty

Leavenworth 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

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth 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 Income

Leavenworth 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 Marital Status

Leavenworth Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Leavenworth Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Leavenworth Marital Status by Race

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

$Leavenworth Veterans by Education

8.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leavenworth Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leavenworth 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 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,192650.18%
201936,127650.18%
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%