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Shawnee
  • Suburb in Kansas

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Shawnee is a suburb of Kansas City with a population of 67,671. Shawnee is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Shawnee offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shawnee there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Shawnee and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shawnee are highly rated.

About

About Shawnee...
Population
67,671

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$306,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,168
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Shawnee Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    199.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    108
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,067.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    230.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Shawnee

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,649
National
$75,149

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