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Shawnee County, KS

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Shawnee County, KS
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatTopeka, KS
  • Population177,934
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 544.0199
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 327.1000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010177,934348 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010327.10392 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20188.5%886 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201812.6%633 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.3%1954 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,051.901753 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201624.8%2134 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20168.801630 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201858.2%743 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20159.9%2582 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201815.2%2092 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$372,498,000.00356 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20173682 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201197.06342 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201976.8%779 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)201811227 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20118.413052 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2010$457,324.93332 of 907
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$4,460,367,000.00280 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.8%722 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201233.3%1147 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201825399 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2015-2016145153 of 484
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,345333 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019154,692.471219 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$56,000,000.00943 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$3,152,000,000.00461 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$479,000,000.00237 of 2178
Population (County)2050196,000436 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$217,178.00816 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050154,000361 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205015,000464 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050156417 of 2780
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