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  197
Apria Healthcare
Pharmaceutical distribution
300
Black & Veatch
Engineering services
2,649
Blue Valley School District
Elementary & secondary schools
3,226
Bushnell Outdoor Products/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 
DEG Digital   Computer systems design services 170 
Dex Media
Marketing
350
Empower Retirement  Financial services   1,000
FishNet Security  Scientific and technical consulting services  175 
Gentiva Health Services   Home health care services  250
Intouch Solutions  Computer systems design services  470
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 
Saint Luke's South  Healthcare  621 
Seaboard Corp.  Corp. subsidiary and regional managing office 294 
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.
300
St. Thomas Aquinas High School  Elementary and secondary schools  174 
Swiss Re
Fire, marine and casualty insurance
409
Teva Neuroscience, Inc.  Pharmaceutical mfg. 387
Travelers Insurance
Insurance
400
Uhlig, LLC   Internet publishing/broadcasting & web search 179
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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