Lenexa, Kansas Population 2021

56,177
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Lenexa is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 56,177, it is the 8th largest city in Kansas and the 699th largest city in the United States . Lenexa is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 16.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,190 in 2010. Lenexa reached it's highest population of 56,177 in 2021. Spanning over 34 miles, Lenexa has a population density of 1,649 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lenexa is $109,614 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,148 per month, and the median house value is $260,900. The median age in Lenexa is 37.8 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Lenexa Demographics

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

  • White: 85.02%
  • Black or African American: 6.50%
  • Asian: 4.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lenexa, Kansas is 56,177 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,349.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,190.

Lenexa, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,92185.02%
Black or African American3,5116.50%
Asian2,4424.52%
Two or More Races1,5302.83%
Some Other Race4200.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1870.35%
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Lenexa Population by Race

Lenexa Population Pyramid $2021

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Lenexa Median Age

37.8


Total

36.5


Male

39


Female

Lenexa Adults

There are 42,267 adults, (7,941 of whom are seniors) in Lenexa.

Lenexa Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lenexa Sex Ratio

Female

27,768

51.41%

Male

26,243

48.59%

Lenexa Population by Age

Lenexa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lenexa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All60.9%39.1%
Male52.1%47.9%
Female37.1%62.9%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lenexa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,6832.4760.9
Married11,7883.0881.8
Non Family7,1961.2634.4
Female2,1152.9837.1
Male5843.3252.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Lenexa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5441.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,0032.68%
High School Graduate5,37014.32%
Some College6,82318.20%
Associates Degree2,9367.83%
Bachelors Degree12,88834.38%
Graduate Degree7,92521.14%
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Lenexa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,98030,43818,132
Black2,1412,067785
Hispanic2,0221,263491
Asian1,7641,6241,046
2+ Races576568351
Other Race28117714
Native American977933

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 60.94%.

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,871$63,392$44,218
Less Than 9th Grade$21,396$25,938$19,194
High School Graduate$32,437$48,141$25,532
Some College$44,166$51,295$41,100
Bachelors Degree$60,635$75,462$49,180
Graduate Degree$75,586$86,250$62,199

$52,871

Average Earnings

$63,392

Average Male

$44,218

Average Female

Lenexa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lenexa Language by Age

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Lenexa Language

88.71% of Lenexa residents speak only English, while 11.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Lenexa Language

Lenexa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,2651,1212.65%
Hispanic4,00275018.74%
Black3,46251514.88%
Multiple1,53032120.98%
Asian2,4421586.47%
Other4099523.23%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.33%

Male Poverty Rate

5.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lenexa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is Other, with 23.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is White, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.56%.

Lenexa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.69%
High School9.50%
Some College4.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Lenexa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.83%
Male Unemployed11.21%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed1.98%

Lenexa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lenexa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,102$109,614
Families$106,386$129,709
Married Families$117,746-
Non Families$54,387$66,094
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Income by Household Type

Lenexa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lenexa Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Lenexa Marital Status by Race

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Lenexa Marital Status

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2,651

Number of Veterans

2,497

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam832
Second Gulf War559
First Gulf War538
Korea258
World War II124

Lenexa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+692
35 to 54667
65 to 74652
55 to 64388
18 to 34252

Lenexa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5536.99%
Hispanic853.23%
Black401.70%
Asian321.54%
2+ Races262.90%

Lenexa Veterans by Race

Lenexa Veterans by Education

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2.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lenexa Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lenexa Employment by Age

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Lenexa Employment by Race

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Lenexa 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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43.34%

Born in Lenexa

91.39%

Native Born

8.61%

Foreign Born

4.81%

Non Citizen

3.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.39% of Lenexa residents were born in the United States, with 43.34% having been born in Kansas. 4.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lenexa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202156,1772760.49%
202055,9012760.50%
201955,6252760.50%
201855,3491,7923.35%
201753,5575291.00%
201653,0285981.14%
201552,4301,5062.96%
201450,9246451.28%
201350,2799281.88%
201249,3514860.99%
201148,8655731.19%
201048,2928,0541.84%
200040,2386,2041.69%
199034,03415,3956.21%
198018,63913,39713.53%
19705,2422,7427.69%
19602,5002,0008.38%
19405000.00%

Lenexa Population by Year