Overland Park, Kansas Population 2023

204,399

Overland Park is a city located in Kansas. With a 2023 population of 204,399, it is the 2nd largest city in Kansas and the 124th largest city in the United States.Overland Park is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 3.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 197,238 in 2020. Spanning over 76 miles, Overland Park has a population density of 2,719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Overland Park is $115,441 with a poverty rate of 5.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Overland Park is 38.5 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40 years for females.

According to a projection by the Wichita State University, the population of Kansas will increase 22% by 2064 to 3.5 million. Nearly one-third of Kansans are expected to live in Johnson County, including Overland Park and Kansas City. The population of the county is projected to increase 91% to 1.1 million by 2064.

Overland Park has a history dating back to 1905 when the founder, William Strang, Jr., plotting subdivisions on a former military road. He eventually developed what became the city’s downtown area. Overland Park was incorporated in 1960 with a population of 28,000. By 1990, the population had grown to almost 112,000. Within a decade, it was the second largest city in Kansas after Witchita when it surpassed Kansas City.

Overland Park’s growth can be attributed more to annexation and later development of “greenfield” land than to natural population growth. The city has added more than 8 square miles of annexed land which has caused the state to change its laws governing annexation to require a majority vote by affected residents in the future. Over the last decade, Overland Park has received awards for its economy, low tax rate, public safety record, and quality of life, all of which have contributed to the city’s growth.

Overland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 80.91%
  • Asian: 8.64%
  • Black or African American: 4.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
The current population of Overland Park, Kansas is 204,399 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 197,238.

Overland Park, Kansas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Overland Park Population by Race

Overland Park Population Pyramid 2023

Overland Park Median Age

38.5

Total

36.7

Male

40

Female

Overland Park Adults

There are 149,167 adults, (29,880 of whom are seniors) in Overland Park.

Overland Park Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Overland Park Sex Ratio

Female97,80150.57%
Male95,61149.43%

Overland Park Population by Age

Overland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.04

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Overland Park Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Overland Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Overland Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.97%.

Overland Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$55,847

Average Earnings

$70,068

Average Male

$46,260

Average Female

Overland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Overland Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Overland Park Language

85.3% of Overland Park residents speak only English, while 14.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.21% of the population.

Overland Park Language

Overland Park Poverty by Race

rate

5.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

4.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Overland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Overland Park is Other, with 10.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Overland Park is White, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.43%.

Overland Park Poverty

Overland Park Poverty Rate by Education

Overland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Overland Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Overland Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Overland Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Overland Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Overland Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Overland Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,946

Number of Veterans

8,450

Male Veterans

496

Female Veterans

Overland Park Veterans by War

Overland Park Veterans by Age

count

Overland Park Veterans by Race

Overland Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Overland Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Overland Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Overland Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Overland Park 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

35.31%

Born in Overland Park

86.76%

Native Born

11.3%

Foreign Born

5.96%

Non Citizen

5.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.76% of Overland Park residents were born in the United States, with 35.31% having been born in Kansas. 5.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Overland Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Overland Park Population by Year