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 180
Central Plains Patient Account Center (CPAC) Health 382
Cereal Ingredients Food manufacturing 149
City of Leavenworth Government 270
Corrections Corp. of America Federal holding facility 230
Cubic Defense Applications Federal holding facility 170
Fort Leavenworth
Army - Military/Civilians
9,000
Great Western Manufacturing Custom processing machine 115
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Greeting cards
260
Heatron Heating element manufacturing 200
Henke Manufacturing Snow removal equipment 85
Home Depot Home improvement 105
Lansing Correctional Facility
Corrections, State
721
Leavenworth County
Government - Local
352
Leavenworth USD #453
Public education
630
Northrop-Grumman, Information Technologies
Research consultants
302
St. Johns Hospital Health 160
U.S. Federal Penitentiary
Corrections, Federal
380
University of St. Mary Higher education 139
VA - CMOP Mail-out pharmacy 250
VA Medical Center
Health
700

Contact Information

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum