Overland Park, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Overland Park Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 188,966 584,451 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 12% 11.6% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 37.5 36.8 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 74.84 473.38 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 96.6% 95.8% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 58.1% 52.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 105,337 325,825 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 3% 3.1% 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
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 Media
Marketing
350
Empower Retirement  Financial services 700
Gentiva Health Services  Home healthcare services 250
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
QuintilesIMS
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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