Leavenworth demographics profile

StatisticLeavenworthKansasNational
Population35,9482,898,292318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,4673591
Median age34.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%45%43%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%8%13%
Leavenworth, KS has a population of 35,948 and is the 1,172nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,467 per sq mi which is 4082% higher than the Kansas average and 1519% higher than the national average. The median age in Leavenworth is 35 which is approximately 4% lower than the Kansas average of 36. In Leavenworth, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 40% of Leavenworth residents were born in Kansas, 53% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Leavenworth is 4082% higher than Kansas.
  • The median age in Leavenworth is 4% lower than Kansas.
  • In Leavenworth 75.16% of the population is White.
  • In Leavenworth 14.53% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Leavenworth 2.14% of the population is Asian.

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Leavenworth population breakdown by race

RaceLeavenworthKansasNational
White75.16%85.19%73.35%
Black or African American14.53%5.79%12.63%
Asian2.14%2.68%5.22%
American Indian0.50%0.82%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.33%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race4.94%3.31%3.06%
Other race2.40%2.15%4.75%
In Leavenworth, 8.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Leavenworth, KS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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