Johnson County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Johnson County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2017 584,451 2,128,912 325,719,178
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 11.6% 7.47% 7.99%
Median Age, 2016 36.8 37.4 37.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 473.38 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2016 95.8% 91.4% 87%
College Grads, 2016 52.8% 35% 30.3%
Labor Force, 2017 325,825 1,128,859 160,320,000
Unemployment Rate, 2017 3.1% 3.8% 4.4%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Type of Operation
AIG - American Insurance Group) Insurance, financial 600
Alliance Data Systems Data processing 500
AMC Theatres Support center 450
American Academy of Family Physicians Professional association 400
Apria Healthcare Pharmaceutical distribution 850
Bayer Animal Health Animal health productions manufacturing 600
Black & Veatch Engineering 2,863
Blue Valley School District Elementary & secondary schools 3,331
CBIZ Accounting, Tax and Advisory Services Accounting, tax & advisory, benefits & insurance 491
CenturyLink Telecommunications 1,628
CEVA Biomune
Biological product mfg. 530
City of Overland Park Government 1,142
Convergys Corporation Collection agency call center 950
Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc./Waste Management Service, waste management 1,200
Deluxe Financial Services Financial services 597
DuPont Occupational health screening services 320
EC Manufacturing Electrical component manufacturing 900
Environmental Protection Agency Government 700
FAA/Air Route Traffic Control Center Government 600
Farmers Insurance - National Claims HelpPoint, ServicePoint Divisions Insurance claims processing 3,000
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. Regional distribution center 900
Garmin International Global positioning systems mfg. (Hdq.) 3,100
Gear For Sports, Inc.
Custom sportswear 600
Grantham University Education 600
Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems Electronic/aviation equipment mfg. 850
Huhtamaki Americas, Inc. Paper products mfg. 450
JC Penney Catalog Logistics Distribution 743
Johnson County Community College Junior college and technical institute 2,615
JP Morgan Financial services 800
Kiewit Power Engineers Engineering services 1,000
Menorah Medical Center Medical and surgical hospital 850
Netsmart Technologies Behavioral healthcare software company (Hdq.) 751
Olathe Medical Center Health services 1,800
OptumRx Pharmaceutical distribution 2,000
Overland Park Regional Medical Center Medical and surgical hospital 1,058
Perceptive Software Software development (Hdq.) 800
Quest Diagnostics Diagnostictesting laboratory 1,500
Quintiles Transnational Corporation Pharmaceutical product development services 902
Reece &Nichols Residential real estate 415
Shawnee Mission School District Elementary & secondary education 3,716
Sprint Telecommunications (Hdq.) 7,500
St. Luke's South Health care 675
Sysco Food Services Food wholesale/distribution 780
Teva Neuroscience, Inc. Pharmaceutical mfg. 550
TransAm Trucking Trucking 1,000
Unilever BestFoods Food product mfg. 344
United Parcel Service Overnight delivery service 1,900
Waddell &Reed Financial services (Hdq.) 1,300
YRC Worldwide Trucking (Hdq.) 1,000
Zurich North America Commercial Insurance (Hdq.) 550

Contact Information

Johnson County, Kansas

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum