Cities & States

Population: 387,147
Overland Park
Population: 181,464
Kansas City
Population: 148,855
Population: 131,508
Population: 127,672
Population: 91,305
Population: 64,125
Population: 55,769
Population: 50,412
Population: 47,840

Johnson County
Population: 552,947
Sedgwick County
Population: 500,768
Shawnee County
Population: 178,378
Wyandotte County
Population: 158,348
Douglas County
Population: 112,210
Leavenworth County
Population: 77,002
Riley County
Population: 73,243
Butler County
Population: 65,786
Reno County
Population: 64,319
Saline County
Population: 55,633


Kansas Employment Profile

Located in the Mountain-Plains region of the U.S., the Kansas economy has expanded from its original base in agribusiness into a diverse mix of growing industries, including one of the nation’s fastest-growing bioscience hubs. Kansas has also emerged as a leader in wind energy and other forms of renewable energy, food processing and distribution. (Source: Kansas Department of Commerce)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of June 2014) include the State of Kansas (excluding the Board of Regents), Kansas University and Kansas University Medical Center, Cessna Aircraft Corp., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., B & V-Baker Guam JV, Railcrew Xpress, Shawnee Mission Unified School District, Via Christi Hospitals Wichita, Inc., Wichita State University, and Kansas State University.(Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
7.07% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Kansas

Directory of Counties in Kansas

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