Overland Park, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Overland Park Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 181,515 53,951 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 12.7% 4.8% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 37.7 29.6 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 74.84 829.28 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 96.4% 91% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 57.4% 26% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 104,604 23,861 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 2.9% 4.2% 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
Accenture Scientific and technical consulting services 290
Alexander Open Systems Computer-related services 197
Apria Healthcare
Pharmaceutical distribution
300
Black & Veatch
Engineering services
2,649
Blue Valley School District
Elementary & secondary schools
3,226
Bushnell OutdoorProducts/Corp. Optical instrument & lens mfg. 298
CareCentrix Outpatient care centers 150
Children's Mercy Hospital
Medical & surgical hospitals
650
City of Overland Park
Government
831
Compass Minerals
Chemical and fertilizer mineral mining
190
Coresource Third party administration/insurance & pension funds 180
Dex One
Marketing
350
FishNet Security Scientific and technical consulting services 175
Intouch Solutions Computer systems design services 470
J.P. Morgan
Financial services
800
Johnson County Community College
Junior college and technical institute
1,424
KeyBank
Financial services
300
Lockton Affinity Insurance agencies and brokerages 182
Menorah Medical Center
Medical & surgical hospitals
850
Mid-America Rehabilitation Hospital Specialty hospitals 315
Midland Loan Services
Financial services
503
MIQ Logistics
Logistics
180
Multi Service Corp.
Commercial billing services
312
National Bank of Kansas City Commercial banking 213
Netsmart Technologies Data processing and related services (Hdq.) 439
OptumRx
Pharmaceutical distribution
2,100
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Medical & surgical hospital
1,200
Penton Media Periodical publishers 190
Physicians Reference Laboratoy
Medical laboratories
325
Quintiles Transnational Corporation
Bioscience
870
RSA Archer Custom computer programming services 180
Seaboard Corp. Corp. subsidiary and regional managing office 294
Shawnee Mission School District
Elementary & secondary schools
3,345
Sprint
Telecommunications (Hdq.)
6,300
SPX Cooling Technologies
Cooling towers mfg.
300
St. Luke's South
Healthcare
621
Swiss Re
Fire, marine and casualty insurance
409
Teva Neuroscience, Inc. Pharmaceutical mfg. 387
Travellers Insurance
Insurance
400
Waddell & Reed
Financial security brokers (Hdq.)
1,350
Xerox Corp. Office equipment merchant wholesaler 116
YRC Worldwide
Trucking (Hdq.)
1,000
Zurich North America Commercial
Accident and health insurance
630

Contact Information

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce/Overland Park Economic Development Council

  • Beth Johnson, Senior Vice President of Economic Development
  • 9001 West 110th Street
  • Overland Park, KS 66210
  • Email: bjohnson@opchamber.org
  • Phone: 913.766.7612
  • Website: www.opedc.org

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