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Shawnee County
  • County in Kansas

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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Shawnee County is located in Kansas with a population of 177,852. In Shawnee County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Shawnee County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Population
177,852

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$132,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    332.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    21.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    210.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    783.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,696.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    600.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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