Leavenworth, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Leavenworth Leavenworth County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 36,154 36,154 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 2.8% 2.8% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 34.5 34.5 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 24.04 24.04 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 90.8% 90.8% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 30.7% 30.7% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 13,777 13,777 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.5% 4.5% 3.8%
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
Cereal Ingredients Food manufacturing 128
City of Leavenworth
Government - Local
270
CoreCivic Federal holding
facility 
 220
Cubic Global Defense Inc. Defense contractor  100 
Fort Leavenworth
Army - Military/Civilians
9,000
Great Western Manufacturing Co. Inc.  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
Leavenworth USD #453
Public education
700
Northrop-Grumman, Information Technologies
Research consultants
700
St. John Hospital   Healthcare  244
St. Luke's Cushing Hospital  Healthcare   235
U.S. Federal Penitentiary  Corrections, Federal 355 
University of St. Mary  Higher education 180 
VA - CMOP (Veterans Administration - Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy)  Patient account center  200
VA - CPAC (Veterans Administation - Consolidated Patient Account Center)  Patient account center  454
VA Medical Center
Health
700
Zeck Ford Auto retail   200
Zephyr Products Inc. Sheet metal
manufacturing 
95 

Contact Information

City of Leavenworth, KS

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum