Lenexa, Kansas

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Lenexa, Kansas
Lenexa City Center
Lenexa City Center
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°57′53″N 94°45′34″W / 38.96472°N 94.75944°W / 38.96472; -94.75944Coordinates: 38°57′53″N 94°45′34″W / 38.96472°N 94.75944°W / 38.96472; -94.75944
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyJohnson
Government
 • MayorMichael Boehm
Area
 • Total34.45 sq mi (89.23 km2)
 • Land34.10 sq mi (88.32 km2)
 • Water0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)  1.02%
Elevation
1,033 ft (315 m)
Population
 • Total48,190
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
53,553
 • Density1,400/sq mi (540/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
66200-66299
Area code913
FIPS code20-39350 [4]
GNIS ID0479208 [5]
Websitelenexa.com

Lenexa /lɪˈnɛksə/ is a city in Johnson County, Kansas United States. It is the 9th most populated city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.[6] In 2010, 48,190 people lived there.[7] It is where Garmin was created. It is the regional headquarters of Kiewit Construction and the former headquarters of Applebee’s.[8][9][10] It is bordered by the cities of Shawnee to the north, Overland Park to the east, De Soto to the west and Olathe to the south.

Geography[change | change source]

Lenexa is at 38°57′53″N 94°45′34″W / 38.96472°N 94.75944°W / 38.96472; -94.75944 (38.964689, -94.759535).[11] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 34.45 square miles (89.23 km2). Of that, 34.10 square miles (88.32 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) is water.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910583
1920472−19.0%
1930452−4.2%
194050211.1%
195080360.0%
19602,497211.0%
19705,242109.9%
198018,639255.6%
199034,03482.6%
200040,23818.2%
201048,19019.8%
Est. 201753,553[3]11.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census[2] says that there were 48,190 people, 19,288 households, and 13,065 families living in Lenexa.

Economy[change | change source]

Garmin was created in Lenexa [8]

Largest employers[change | change source]

The City's 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report[13] says that the biggest employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 United Parcel Service 2,087
2 Quest Diagnostics/Lab One 1,954
3 Kiewit Power Engineers Company 1,292
4 JC Penney Logistics Center 1,200
5 Alliance Data Systems 730
6 Gear for Sports 600
7 Lakeview Village 586
8 Lexmark 570
9 Clinical Reference Lab 567
10 PRA International 560

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "City and Town Population Totals: 2010-2017". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. [1]
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Garmin". Companieshistory.com. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  9. [2]
  10. "Applebee's Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Headquarters in Lenexa". Investors.dineequity.com. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved November 29, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. "Wayback Machine" (PDF). 28 February 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 February 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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