Johnson County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Johnson County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 53,942 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 4.2% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 29.7 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 829.28 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 91% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 26.5% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 23,293 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.3% 3.8% 4.5%
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

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
City of Warrensburg
Government
134
EnerSys Energy Products, Inc.
Energy solutions
600
GE Transportation Intelligent Control
Systems railway technology
170
Holden R-III School District
Education
192
Johnson County Egg Farm
Agriculture
110
Johnson County, Missouri
Government
174
Knob Noster School District
Education
222
Missouri Veterans Home
Nursing home
256
Stahl Specialty Company
Aluminum foundry
258
Swisher Acquisition, Inc.
ATV accessories
110
University of Central Missouri
Higher education
1,299
Wal-Mart Super Center
Retail
477
Warrensburg RVI School District
Education
488
Western Missouri Medical Center
Healthcare
535
Whiteman AFB
Military installation (509th Bomb Wing, AFRES)
4,246

Contact Information

Kansas Cty Area Development Council

  • Tim Cowden, Senior Vice President, Business Development
  • 30 W Pershing Road, Suite 200
  • Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Email: cowden@thinkkc.com
  • Phone: 816.374.5650
  • Website: www.thinkkc.com

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