Leavenworth County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Leavenworth County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2015 79,315 2,087,471 321,418,820
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 10.5% 6.6% 8.7%
Median Age, 2014 37.2 36.7 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 462.83 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2014 91.8% 90.8% 86.3%
College Grads, 2014 29.8% 33.6% 29.3%
Labor Force, 2015 35,656 1,118,850 157,833,000
Unemployment Rate, 2015 4% 3.8% 5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2010-2014 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

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