Leavenworth County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Leavenworth County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 80,204 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 8.7% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 37.3 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 462.83 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 91.3% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 29% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 35,333 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.1% 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
Armed Forces Insurance Insurance 187
Basehor USD #458 Public education  400 
Cereal Ingredients Food manufacturing 185
City of Basehor Goverment   40
City of Lansing   Government  62
City of Leavenworth Government  267
CoreCivic Federal holding 
facility 
 220
Cubic Global Defense Inc. Defense contactor 100
First State Bank & Trust  Banking   68
Fort Leavenworth
Army - Military/Civilians
8,821
Great Western Manufacturing Machine 
manufacturing
118
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Gift wrap & party 
essentials
260
Heatron Heating element manufacturing 200
Henke Manufacturing Corporation Snow removal equipment 92
Home Depot Home improvement 180
Kansas Heavy Construction LLC  Construction   40
Lansing Correctional Facility  Corrections, State   811
Lansing USD #469  Public education 440 
Leavenworth County Government - Local  407 
Leavenworth USD #453
Public education
630
Mid Star Lab, Inc. Orthotics
manufacturing 
 31
Miles Excavating Excavating   175
Northrop-Grumman
Defense contractor
302
Peruvian Connection Clothing retailer   103
St. Johns Hospital Healthcare 244
St. Lukes Cushing Hospital Healthcare   235
Tonganoxie Nursing Center  Healthcare  90
Tonganoxie USD #464  Public education 305 
U.S. Federal Penitentiary
Corrections, Federal
355
University of St. Mary Higher education 180
VA - CMOP (Veterans Administration - Consolidated Patient Account Center) Patient account center 200
VA - CPAC (Veterans Administration - Consolidated Patient Account Center) Patient account care   454
VA Medical Center
Healthcare
800
Vintage Park  Assisted living  35
Zeck Ford Auto retail   200
Zephyr Products Inc.  Sheet metal 
Manufacturing 
 95

Contact Information

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum