Roeland Park, Kansas Population 2021

6,534
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Roeland Park is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 6,534, it is the 52nd largest city in Kansas and the 4110th largest city in the United States . Roeland Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,731 in 2010. Roeland Park reached it's highest population of 9,974 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Roeland Park has a population density of 4,038 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roeland Park is $84,579 with a poverty rate of 9.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,182 per month, and the median house value is $172,900. The median age in Roeland Park is 33.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Roeland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 87.10%
  • Two or more races: 5.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.12%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Roeland Park, Kansas is 6,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,765.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,731.

Roeland Park, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,89687.10%
Two or More Races3765.55%
Black or African American2113.12%
Some Other Race1762.60%
Asian971.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.19%
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Roeland Park Population by Race

Roeland Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Roeland Park Median Age

33.8


Total

34.7


Male

33.1


Female

Roeland Park Adults

There are 5,609 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Roeland Park.

Roeland Park Age Dependency

36.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Roeland Park Sex Ratio

Female

3,700

54.66%

Male

3,069

45.34%

Roeland Park Population by Age

Roeland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roeland Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male73.7%26.3%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family67%33%
Female51.3%48.7%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roeland Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0102.2571.8
Non Family1,3351.4967
Married1,2992.9180.8
Female2772.5551.3
Male992.8973.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Roeland Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade440.91%
9th to 12th Grade531.09%
High School Graduate71514.71%
Some College1,07122.03%
Associates Degree3066.30%
Bachelors Degree1,70134.99%
Graduate Degree97119.98%
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Roeland Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roeland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0824,0232,342
Hispanic353333107
Black18316555
2+ Races165165126
Other Race1068626
Asian747438
Native American131313

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Roeland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,019$53,165$43,943
Less Than 9th Grade$43,583$$43,583
High School Graduate$29,327$39,234$22,984
Some College$37,159$35,737$43,194
Bachelors Degree$51,090$62,776$43,605
Graduate Degree$55,991$96,333$53,141

$47,019

Average Earnings

$53,165

Average Male

$43,943

Average Female

Roeland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roeland Park Language by Age

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Roeland Park Language

89.65% of Roeland Park residents speak only English, while 10.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Roeland Park Language

Roeland Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4394277.85%
Hispanic70912117.07%
Black2116329.86%
Other1762614.77%
Multiple376205.32%

9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

12.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roeland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roeland Park is Black, with 29.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roeland Park is Multiple, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.55%.

Roeland Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
Some College4.43%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Roeland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.64%
Male Employed2.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Roeland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roeland Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,965$84,579
Families$87,513$95,234
Married Families$93,950-
Non Families$53,870$68,875
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Income by Household Type

Roeland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Roeland Park Married by Age and Sex

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Roeland Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roeland Park Marital Status by Race

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Roeland Park Marital Status

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237

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War99
Vietnam41
Korea24
First Gulf War23
World War II

Roeland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3488
75+71
35 to 5443
55 to 6426
65 to 749

Roeland Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2014.10%
Hispanic337.71%
2+ Races238.52%
Black94.27%
Other Race43.28%

Roeland Park Veterans by Race

Roeland Park Veterans by Education

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0.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roeland Park Veterans by Education

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76.8%

Labor Force Participation

74.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Roeland Park Employment by Age

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Roeland Park Employment by Race

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Roeland Park 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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36.87%

Born in Roeland Park

93.10%

Native Born

6.90%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

2.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.10% of Roeland Park residents were born in the United States, with 36.87% having been born in Kansas. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Roeland Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,534-77-1.16%
20206,611-77-1.15%
20196,688-77-1.14%
20186,765-9-0.13%
20176,774-27-0.40%
20166,801-17-0.25%
20156,818-4-0.06%
20146,822-24-0.35%
20136,846290.43%
20126,817320.47%
20116,785510.76%
20106,734-83-0.12%
20006,817-889-1.22%
19907,706-256-0.33%
19807,962-2,012-2.23%
19709,9741,0251.09%
19608,9490.00%

Roeland Park Population by Year