Overland Park, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Overland Park Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2017 188,966 584,451 2,128,912
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 12% 11.6% 7.47%
Median Age, 2016 37.5 36.8 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 74.84 473.38 7,950
High School Grads, 2016 96.6% 95.8% 91.4%
College Grads, 2016 58.1% 52.8% 35%
Labor Force, 2017 105,337 325,825 1,128,859
Unemployment Rate, 2017 3% 3.1% 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
Accenture Scientific and technical consulting services 290
Alexander Open Systems Computer-related services 143
Apria Healthcare
Pharmaceutical distribution
300
Ash Grove Cement   Cement manufacturing
(Hdq.)
 140
Black & Veatch
Engineering services 3,000 
Blue Valley School District
Elementary & secondary
schools
3,226
Bushnell Outdoor Products/Corp. Optical instrument & lens mfg. 250
CareCentrix Outpatient care centers 150
Children's Mercy Hospital
Medical & surgical hospitals
700
City of Overland Park
Government
852
Compass Minerals
Chemical and fertilizer mineral mining
210
Coresource Third party
administration/insurance
& pension funds
180
DEG Digital Computer systems
design services 
 200
Dex One
Marketing
350
Intouch Solutions Computer systems design services 470
Johnson County Community College  Junior college and technical institute  892 
KeyBank
Financial services
422
Lansing Trade Group LLC  Commodity contract
dealing 
 129
Lockton Affinity Insurance agencies and brokerages 182
Mariner Holdings  Portfolio management
(Hdq.) 
 110
Mazuma Credit Union Credit union   150
Menorah Medical Center
Medical & surgical hospitals
850
Mid-America Rehabilitation Hospital Specialty hospitals 315
MIQ Logistics
Logistics
125
Mortgage Lenders of America   Real estate credit  153
Multi Service Technology Corp.
Commercial billing services
336
National Bank of Kansas City Commercial banking 213
Netsmart Technologies Data processing and
related services (Hdq.)
620
Optiv Security  Scientific and technical
consulting services 
175 
OptumRx
Pharmaceutical
distribution
2,100
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Medical & surgical
hospital
1,300
Penton Media Periodical publishers 190
Physicians Reference Laboratoy
Medical laboratories
325
PNC Real Estate-Midland Loan Services   Financial Services  615
Quintiles Transnational Corporation
Bioscience
850
RSA Archer Custom computer
programming services
180
Saint Luke's South   Healthcare 621 
Seaboard Corp. Corp. subsidiary and regional managing office 517
Sega  Engineering services  150 
Shawnee Mission School District
Elementary & secondary
schools
3,345
South and Associates PC  Law Firm   160
Sprint
Telecommunications
(Hdq.)
6,300
SPX Cooling Technologies
Cooling towers mfg.
292
St. Thomas Aquinas High School  Elementary and
secondary schools
174
Swiss Re
Fire, marine and casualty insurance
409
Teva Neuroscience, Inc. Pharmaceutical mfg. 550
Travelers Insurance
Insurance
400
Uhlig, LLC   Internet 
publishing/broadcasting & web search
 179
UnitedLex  Business solutions   158
Waddell & Reed
Financial security
brokers (Hdq.)
1,369
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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