Demographics
Demographics

Population
Housing Units
Households
Education
Miscellaneous
Income
Ethnicity


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

Male Population – 31,434 (48.6%)
Female Population – 33,246 (51.4%)

Median Age – 36.1
Population over 65 – 6,791 (10.5%)
Population over 62 – 8,473 (13.1%)
Population over 18 – 46,828 (72.4%)
Population under 18 – 17,851 (27.6%)
Population under 5 – 4,333 (6.7%)


Housing Units
Total Housing Units – 26,111 (Dec. 2015)
Single Family Homes –
19,051
Duplex Units – 582
Multi-Family Units – 6,478


Homeowner Vacancy Rate – 0.7%
Rental Vacancy Rate – 6.0%


Housing Units Built Prior to 1950 – 1,203
Housing Units Built Since 2010 – 914 (Dec 2015)
Housing Units Built 1970-1979 – 5,375
Four Bedroom Homes – 33.8%
Three Bedroom Homes – 33.0%

Owner Occupied Units Median Value - $196,100
Mean Monthly Mortgage – $1,637
Mean Monthly Rental – $800


Households
Family – 71.9%
Non-family – 28.17%
Average Size – 2.65
Average Family Size – 3.13
One or more person under 18 – 40.4%
One or more person over 65 – 18.8%


Education
Elementary School Population (K-8) – 9,497
High School Population (9-12) – 3,465
College or Grad. School – 4,364

Percent High School Graduates – 94.4%
Percent Bachelor Degrees or Higher – 42.2%


Miscellaneous
Number of Veterans – 9,957
Unemployment Rate – 3.4% (Dec 2014)
White Collar Workers – 84.7%


Income
Households with incomes under $25,000 – 12.6%
Households with incomes greater than $100,000 – 33.8%
Median Household Income - $73,311
Median Family Income - $88,545
Mean Family Income - $102,716
Per Capita Income - $33,536
Families Below Poverty Level – 4.6%


Ethnicity
White – 90.4%
Hispanic Population (of any race) – 8.6%
African American – 4.8%
Asian – 3.1%
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander – 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native – 1.4%



Sources: 2014 Population Estimate and Housing Units: Shawnee Planning Department; Unemployment Rate: Kansas Department of Labor; Population 1950 - 2010: 2010 United States Census; All others; 2009 - 2013: American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census

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