Ottawa, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Ottawa Franklin County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 12,356 25,560 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 -1% -0.7% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 34.9 39 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 9.33 571.76 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 90% 92.5% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 21.2% 21.2% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 N/A 14,057 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 N/A 3.8% 3.8%
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 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
American Eagle Outfitters
Clothing warehouse & distribution center
560
City of Ottawa
Government
150
COF Training Services, Inc.
Job training services for the mentally disabled
90
Fashion, Inc.
Architectural metal roofing mfg.
55
Franklin County
Government
260
Kalmar-Ottawa
Industrial trucks and tractors
285
Midwest Cabinet Co., Inc.
Wooden and laminated cabinets; seating booths mfg.
110
Neosho County Community College
Higher education
45
Ottawa Retirement Village
Retirement
145
Ottawa University
Higher education
180
Ransom Memorial Hospital
Health services
380
Schuff Steel
Steel beams mfg.
100
USD #290, Ottawa
Education
420
Wal-Mart Distribution Center
Distribution
1,249
Wal-Mart Super Center
Retail
280

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