Roeland Park, Kansas Population 2020

6,708

Roeland Park is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 6,708, it is the 50th largest city in Kansas and the 4034th largest city in the United States. Roeland Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.34% 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 4,146 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roeland Park is $81,740 with a poverty rate of 8.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,125 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in Roeland Park is 33.9 years, 33.8 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Roeland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 85.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.77%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Roeland Park, Kansas is 6,708, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,758.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,731.

Roeland Park, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,83085.79%
Two or More Races3925.77%
Black or African American2213.25%
Some Other Race1942.85%
Asian1392.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.29%

Roeland Park Population Pyramid 2020

Roeland Park Median Age

33.9


Total

33.8


Male

33.9


Female

Roeland Park Adults

There are 5,579 adults, (765 of whom are seniors) in Roeland Park.

Roeland Park Age Dependency

41.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Roeland Park Sex Ratio

Female

3,623

53.31%

Male

3,173

46.69%

Roeland Park Households and Families

Roeland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roeland Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.4%25.6%
Male70.5%29.5%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female55.5%44.5%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0802.274.4
Non Family1,4281.3968.7
Married1,3262.9684.1
Female2382.7155.5
Male882.7870.5

2.86

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roeland Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade470.93%
9th to 12th Grade801.59%
High School Graduate79515.80%
Some College1,04020.67%
Associates Degree3336.62%
Bachelors Degree1,78435.46%
Graduate Degree95218.92%

Roeland Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2564,1802,451
Hispanic29627529
Black19316355
Multiple Races174174132
Other Race1159412
Asian10310360
Native American202020

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,975$46,101$41,741
Less Than High School$40,536$$
High School Grad$26,693$35,184$
Some College$35,597$31,479$43,359
Bachelors Degree$49,543$58,981$43,393
Graduate Degree$54,141$71,932$50,444

$42,975

Average Earnings

$46,101

Average Male

$41,741

Average Female

Roeland Park Language

Roeland Park Language by Age

Roeland Park Language

91.06% of Roeland Park residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.00% of the population.

Roeland Park Poverty

Roeland Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5563876.97%
Hispanic5177113.73%
Black2216730.32%
Other1943719.07%
Multiple392266.63%

8.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.56%

Male Poverty Rate

9.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roeland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roeland Park is Black, with 30.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roeland Park is Multiple, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.30%.

Name Poverty
High School14.59%
Some College5.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.63%
Female Employed4.87%
Male Employed3.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Roeland Park Income

Roeland Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,514$81,740
Families$86,111$95,492
Married Families$92,159-
Non Families$51,818$63,799

Roeland Park Marital Status

Roeland Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Roeland Park Married by Age and Sex

Roeland 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 35-44.

Roeland Park Marital Status by Race

Roeland Park Veterans

253

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War106
Vietnam64
First Gulf War33
Korea28
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White2314.83%
Hispanic3711.38%
2 or More134.48%
Black52.26%
Other42.94%

$Roeland Park Veterans by Education

0.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roeland Park Employment Status

76.5%

Labor Force Participation

73.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Roeland Park 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

36.70%

Born in Kansas

93.36%

Native Born

6.64%

Foreign Born

4.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.36% of Roeland Park residents were born in the United States, with 36.70% having been born in Kansas. 4.16% 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
20206,708-25-0.37%
20196,733-25-0.37%
20186,758-17-0.25%
20176,775-25-0.37%
20166,800-19-0.28%
20156,819-5-0.07%
20146,824-24-0.35%
20136,848290.43%
20126,819330.49%
20116,786510.76%
20106,735-82-0.12%
20006,817-889-1.22%
19907,706-256-0.33%
19807,962-2,012-2.23%
19709,9741,0251.09%
19608,9490.00%