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“Endless Possibilities”

Ranked 17th in 2010 by Money Magazine, Shawnee is a suburb of the Kansas City Metropolitan area located 15 minutes southwest of downtown. Shawnee has a unique sense of place in the fact that it offers the small hometown feel with big city amenities. A place that needs to be experienced to be believed, Shawnee boasts a great balance of work, family and amenities. Whether you are in search of a great local restaurant, shopping or a day in the park, Shawnee is the place for you.

Population:

Kansas City Metro

Johnson County, KS

Shawnee

2,065,669

584,451 (2016 (est)

65,260

Source: www.census.gov, 2014

Population Growth:

 

2010

2016

Growth Percentage

Kansas City Metro

2,035,334

2,087,470 (2014)

+2.56%

Johnson County, KS

544,179

584,451 (est)

+ 7.4%

Shawnee

62,209

65,260

+4.9%

Source: www.census.gov 2017


Construction Growth:

 

Residential Permits

Commercial Permits

Value

2015 Construction

326

56

$69M

2016 Construction

335

48

$67M

Source: City of Shawnee 2017
Quick Facts:

  • Distance to airports:
  • KC International - 30 min.
  • Johnson County Executive Airport - 25 min.
  • New Century AirCenter - 15min.
  • Highway Access - I-35, I-435 and K7 with connections to I-70, US-69 and K-10.
  • Total Housing Units - 25,661
  • Median Household Income - $73,311
  • Average Family Size - 3.13
  • Commercial assessed valuation - $672,809,103

Source: Shawnee EDC Internal Database 2016 and City of Shawnee