City of Shawnee

Demographics

Population
1950 - 845
1960 - 9,072
1970 - 20,478
1980 - 29,653
1990 - 37,993
2000 - 47,996
2010 - 62,209
2014 - 64,170
2015 - 64,680
2016 - 65,260
2017 - 65,795
2018 - 66,290

Male Population – 31,952 (48.2%)
Female Population – 34,338 (51.8%)

Median Age – 37.8
Population over 65 – 7,889 (11.9%)
Population over 62 – 9,877 (14.9%)
Population over 18 – 48,657 (73.4%)
Population under 18 – 17,633 (26.6%)
Population under 5 – 4,508 (6.8%)
Housing Units
Total Housing Units – 26,522 (Dec. 2017)
Single Family Homes – 19,340
Duplex Units – 586
Multi-Family Units – 6,626

Homeowner Vacancy Rate – 0.5%
Rental Vacancy Rate – 4.6%

Housing Units Built Prior to 1950 – 1,203
Housing Units Built Since 2010 – 1,335 (Dec 2017)
Housing Units Built 1970-1979 – 5,375
Four Bedroom Homes – 32.5%
Three Bedroom Homes – 34.2%

Owner Occupied Units Median Value – $203,200
Mean Monthly Mortgage – $1,621
Mean Monthly Rental – $882
Households
Family – 69.6%
Non-family – 30.4%
Average Size – 2.62
Average Family Size – 3.20
One or more person under 18 – 33.4%
One or more person over 65 – 21.2%
Education
Elementary School Population (K-8) – 8,689
High School Population (9-12) – 3,912
College or Grad. School – 3,870
Percent High School Graduates – 94.9%
Percent Bachelor Degrees or Higher – 46.2%
Miscellaneous
Number of Veterans – 3,336
Unemployment Rate – 2.6% (Dec 2017)
White Collar Workers – 85.2%
Income
Households with incomes under $25,000 – 12.9%
Households with incomes greater than $100,000 – 38.1%
Median Household Income – $79,048
Median Family Income – $97,404
Mean Family Income – $113,463
Per Capita Income – $36,856
Families Below Poverty Level – 5.4%
Ethnicity
White – 86.5%
Hispanic Population (of any race) – 6.9%
African American – 7%
Asian – 4.2%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander – 0.1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native – 2.2%
Sources: 2018 Population Estimate and Housing Units: Shawnee Planning Department; Unemployment Rate: Kansas Department of Labor; Population 1950 - 2010; United States Census Bureau; All others; 2012 - 2016: American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census