Leavenworth, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Leavenworth Leavenworth County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 35,980 35,980 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 4% 4% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 34.4 34.4 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 24.04 24.04 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 90.8% 90.8% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 30.3% 30.3% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 14,124 14,124 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 4.8% 4.8% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 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
Fort Leavenworth
Army - Military/Civilians
9,000
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Greeting cards
260
Heatron
Heating element manufacturing
200
Leavenworth USD #453
Public education
700
Northrop-Grumman, Information Technologies
Research consultants
700
VA Medical Center
Health
700

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