Lenexa, Kansas Population 2020

56,366

Lenexa is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 56,366, it is the 8th largest city in Kansas and the 689th largest city in the United States. Lenexa is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 16.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,190 in 2010. Spanning over 34 miles, Lenexa has a population density of 1,654 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lenexa is $109,786 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,089 per month, and the median house value is $248,800. The median age in Lenexa is 37.7 years, 36.2 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Lenexa Demographics

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

  • White: 86.73%
  • Black or African American: 5.90%
  • Asian: 3.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lenexa, Kansas is 56,366, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,190.

Lenexa, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,01286.73%
Black or African American3,1305.90%
Asian2,1033.96%
Two or More Races1,5042.84%
Some Other Race2050.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.18%

Lenexa Population Pyramid 2020

Lenexa Median Age

37.7


Total

36.2


Male

39.3


Female

Lenexa Adults

There are 41,204 adults, (7,675 of whom are seniors) in Lenexa.

Lenexa Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lenexa Sex Ratio

Female

27,179

51.23%

Male

25,872

48.77%

Lenexa Households and Families

Lenexa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lenexa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All61.8%38.2%
Male50.1%49.9%
Female36%64%
Non Family35.8%64.2%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,3382.4761.8
Married11,7783.0682.4
Non Family6,8611.2435.8
Female2,2382.9536
Male4613.3250.1

3

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lenexa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6031.65%
9th to 12th Grade9052.47%
High School Graduate5,05913.83%
Some College6,67318.25%
Associates Degree2,7817.61%
Bachelors Degree12,82735.08%
Graduate Degree7,71921.11%

Lenexa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,76530,19718,184
Hispanic2,0601,290450
Black1,8331,788607
Asian1,3881,300953
Multiple Races558528330
Other Race108608
Native American626241

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 asian people with a rate of 68.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,148$64,366$42,317
Less Than High School$19,511$22,094$17,908
High School Grad$32,624$42,069$25,767
Some College$41,803$52,674$38,332
Bachelors Degree$61,624$78,290$47,333
Graduate Degree$72,681$90,150$61,484

$52,148

Average Earnings

$64,366

Average Male

$42,317

Average Female

Lenexa Language

Lenexa Language by Age

Lenexa Language

90.16% of Lenexa residents speak only English, while 9.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Lenexa Poverty

Lenexa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,1241,0542.50%
Hispanic4,0661,03925.55%
Black3,08148015.58%
Multiple1,50427918.55%
Asian2,103984.66%
Other2057536.59%

5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.47%

Male Poverty Rate

5.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lenexa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is Other, with 36.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lenexa is White, with 2.50% 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 7.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.07%
High School8.71%
Some College4.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.31%
Male Unemployed10.84%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Employed1.79%

Lenexa Income

Lenexa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,370$109,786
Families$103,898$130,764
Married Families$118,157-
Non Families$48,958$62,887

Lenexa Marital Status

Lenexa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lenexa Married by Age and Sex

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

Lenexa Veterans

2,766

Number of Veterans

2,552

Male Veterans

214

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam867
Second Gulf War562
First Gulf War561
Korea294
World War II238
Age Group Veterans
75+755
35 to 54697
65 to 74656
55 to 64395
18 to 34263
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6877.38%
Hispanic1636.24%
Black582.87%
2 or More212.36%

$Lenexa Veterans by Education

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lenexa Employment Status

73%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lenexa 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

43.10%

Born in Kansas

92.17%

Native Born

7.83%

Foreign Born

4.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.17% of Lenexa residents were born in the United States, with 43.10% having been born in Kansas. 4.40% 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
202056,3665360.96%
201955,8305360.97%
201855,2941,7473.26%
201753,5475361.01%
201653,0115861.12%
201552,4251,4992.94%
201450,9266481.29%
201350,2789291.88%
201249,3494911.00%
201148,8585691.18%
201048,2898,0511.84%
200040,2386,2041.69%
199034,03415,3956.21%
198018,63913,39713.53%
19705,2422,7427.69%
19602,5002,0008.38%
19405000.00%