Shawnee, Kansas Population 2020

66,215

Shawnee is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 66,215, it is the 7th largest city in Kansas and the 580th largest city in the United States. Shawnee is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 6.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,209 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Shawnee has a population density of 1,578 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shawnee is $104,286 with a poverty rate of 7.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $225,900. The median age in Shawnee is 38.5 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Shawnee Demographics

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

  • White: 85.37%
  • Black or African American: 5.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Shawnee, Kansas is 66,215, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,845.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,209.

Shawnee, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,69785.37%
Black or African American3,4135.23%
Two or More Races2,5883.97%
Asian2,3593.62%
Some Other Race1,1181.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%

Shawnee Population Pyramid 2020

Shawnee Median Age

38.5


Total

37.6


Male

39.6


Female

Shawnee Adults

There are 48,686 adults, (8,271 of whom are seniors) in Shawnee.

Shawnee Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawnee Sex Ratio

Female

33,595

51.50%

Male

31,644

48.50%

Shawnee Households and Families

Shawnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shawnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All72.7%27.3%
Male53.9%46.1%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female49.1%50.9%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,5102.6572.7
Married14,1723.2387.7
Non Family6,8881.2152.9
Female2,4143.149.1
Male1,0363.1653.9

3.15

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shawnee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0452.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,1162.58%
High School Graduate7,81018.03%
Some College8,60519.86%
Associates Degree4,0849.43%
Bachelors Degree13,42931.00%
Graduate Degree7,23516.70%

Shawnee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,80134,88818,088
Hispanic3,0582,215669
Black2,2502,081878
Asian1,4761,229676
Multiple Races885764376
Other Race613440149
Native American525214
Islander77

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 white people with a rate of 50.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,301$61,930$40,810
Less Than High School$20,729$31,675$12,670
High School Grad$29,924$39,894$23,135
Some College$39,493$48,586$34,944
Bachelors Degree$61,270$79,180$47,552
Graduate Degree$73,418$95,045$62,951

$50,301

Average Earnings

$61,930

Average Male

$40,810

Average Female

Shawnee Language

Shawnee Language by Age

Shawnee Language

91.36% of Shawnee residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Shawnee Poverty

Shawnee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,6801,9293.73%
Black3,4031,02330.06%
Multiple2,57274528.97%
Hispanic4,94469414.04%
Asian2,35538616.39%
Other1,11819817.71%

7.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.28%

Male Poverty Rate

7.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawnee is Black, with 30.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawnee is White, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.97%
High School7.71%
Some College6.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.40%
Male Unemployed10.45%
Female Employed5.86%
Male Employed2.96%

Shawnee Income

Shawnee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,507$104,286
Families$102,871$122,066
Married Families$117,667-
Non Families$43,364$55,370

Shawnee Marital Status

Shawnee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawnee Married by Age and Sex

Shawnee 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 35-44.

Shawnee Marital Status by Race

Shawnee Veterans

3,045

Number of Veterans

2,884

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,044
First Gulf War622
Second Gulf War537
Korea313
World War II115
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74841
75+751
35 to 54730
55 to 64433
18 to 34290
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8556.74%
Hispanic2296.80%
Black1194.47%
Indian3261.54%
Asian191.03%
Other142.06%
2 or More60.54%

$Shawnee Veterans by Education

2.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawnee Employment Status

73.6%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shawnee 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

49.25%

Born in Kansas

93.34%

Native Born

6.66%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.34% of Shawnee residents were born in the United States, with 49.25% having been born in Kansas. 3.19% 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
202066,2151850.28%
201966,0301850.28%
201865,8453130.48%
201765,5321850.28%
201665,3473630.56%
201564,9845320.83%
201464,4522110.33%
201364,2416811.07%
201263,5605520.88%
201163,0086921.11%
201062,31614,3202.65%
200047,99610,0032.36%
199037,9938,3402.51%
198029,6538,7073.54%
197020,94611,8748.73%
19609,0728,47214.55%
19406000.00%