Lenexa, Kansas Population 2024

59,687

Lenexa is a city located in Johnson County and Wyandotte County Kansas. Lenexa has a 2024 population of 59,687. Lenexa is currently growing at a rate of 0.9% annually and its population has increased by 3.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,547 in 2020.

The average household income in Lenexa is $130,760 with a poverty rate of 5.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lenexa is 38 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Lenexa Demographics

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

  • White: 79.39%
  • Two or more races: 6.89%
  • Black or African American: 6.89%
  • Asian: 4.14%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
34.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,751.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.72% (2,140)
The current population of Lenexa, Kansas is 59,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 57,547.

Lenexa, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45,64479.39%
Two or more races3,9646.89%
Black or African American3,9636.89%
Asian2,3794.14%
Other race1,2402.16%
Native American3070.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lenexa Population by Race

Lenexa Population Pyramid 2024

Lenexa Median Age

38

Total

36.6

Male

39.5

Female

Lenexa Adults

There are 45,019 adults, (8,988 of whom are seniors) in Lenexa.

Lenexa Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lenexa Sex Ratio

Female28,55249.66%
Male28,94550.34%

Lenexa Population by Age

Lenexa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,1992.3657.242.8
Married12,7042.9678.521.5
Non Family8,5471.2530.969.1
Female1,8783.0340.659.4
Male1,0702.8543.956.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lenexa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4981.25%
9th to 12th Grade6101.54%
High School Graduate5,55013.99%
Some College7,65319.29%
Associates Degree3,1637.97%
Bachelors Degree13,73434.61%
Graduate Degree8,47421.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32,05131,71618,647
Hispanic2,6552,197926
Black2,4352,2481,110
2+ Races1,8261,691959
Asian1,6681,564979
Other Race837674155
Native American16212634

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.69%.

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$62,182$72,266$52,776
Less Than 9th Grade$33,080$38,733$28,626
High School Graduate$44,794$49,517$32,215
Some College$50,492$58,489$45,282
Bachelors Degree$70,223$84,583$59,668
Graduate Degree$88,066$110,286$73,240

$62,182

Average Earnings

$72,266

Average Male

$52,776

Average Female

Lenexa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lenexa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lenexa Language

90.49% of Lenexa residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Lenexa Language

Lenexa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43,8121,7944.09%
Hispanic5,43982415.15%
Black3,92480520.51%
Multiple3,9332636.69%
Asian2,3791556.52%
Other1,22815312.46%
Native26620.75%

5.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

7.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lenexa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is Black, with 20.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is Native, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.02%.

Lenexa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.83%
High School9.77%
Some College3.1%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Lenexa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.39%
Male Unemployed13.4%
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed1.79%

Lenexa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lenexa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$101,074$130,760
Families$124,293$154,089
Married Families$139,383$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,693$84,989

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lenexa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lenexa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lenexa 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.

Lenexa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lenexa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,599

Number of Veterans

2,473

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam788
Second Gulf War622
First Gulf War610
Korea211
World War II28

Lenexa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+738
35 to 54673
65 to 74533
55 to 64445
18 to 34210

Lenexa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,2796.15%
Black1886.89%
2+ Races673.09%
Asian653.4%
Hispanic561.69%

Lenexa Veterans by Race

Lenexa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lenexa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.8%

Labor Force Participation

71.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lenexa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lenexa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lenexa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45%

Born in Lenexa

92.56%

Native Born

7.44%

Foreign Born

3.69%

Non Citizen

3.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.56% of Lenexa residents were born in the United States, with 45% having been born in Kansas. 3.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lenexa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202962,3625350.87%
202861,8275350.87%
202761,2925350.88%
202660,7575350.89%
202560,2225350.9%
202459,6875350.9%
202359,1525350.91%
202258,617870.15%
202158,5309831.71%
202057,5471,8753.37%
201955,6722400.43%
201855,4321,8123.38%
201753,6205441.02%
201653,0766051.15%
201552,4711,5162.98%
201450,9556531.3%
201350,3029341.89%
201249,3684941.01%
201148,8745811.2%
201048,2938,05520.02%
200040,2386,20418.23%
199034,03415,39582.6%
198018,63913,397255.57%
19705,2422,742109.68%
19602,5002,000400%
194050000%
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Lenexa Population by Year