Shawnee, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Shawnee Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 65,194 584,451 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 10.8% 11.6% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 36.9 36.8 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 41.85 473.38 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 94.7% 95.8% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 44% 52.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 35,824 325,825 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 3.4% 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
Bayer HealthCare
Manufacturing, animal health products
600
City of Shawnee Government  323 
Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc./Waste Management
Service, waste management
1,200
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.
Regional distribution center
900
Kraft Tool  Professional tools manufacturing  140 
McLane Food Company
Food service, regional distribution facility
250
NazDar Industries  Ink Manufacturer  250
PeopleAdmin  Talent management solutions      100+ 
SKC Communications Products
Design/build, video and AV solutions
130

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