Edwardsville, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Edwardsville Wyandotte County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 4,390 163,369 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 -1.7% 6.4% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 34.3 33.2 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 9.33 151.6 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 86.8% 78.4% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 16.5% 15.8% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 N/A 76,319 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 N/A 5% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Also, because this community's population is under 25,000, labor force data is not available.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Associated Wholesale Grocers
Food distributor
1,300
Bulk Mail Center
Bulk mail
600
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Railroad
1,200
Owens Corning
Fiberglass production
525
Union Pacific
Rail transportation
750
United Parcel Service
Mail delivery
900

Contact Information

Wyandotte Economic Development Council

  • Greg Kindle, President
  • 727 Minnesota Avenue, PO Box 171337
  • Kansas City, KS 66117
  • Email: gkindle@wyedc.org
  • Phone: 913.371.3198
  • Website: www.wyedc.org

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum