Shawnee, Kansas

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Shawnee, Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°0′46″N 94°45′57″W / 39.01278°N 94.76583°W / 39.01278; -94.76583Coordinates: 39°0′46″N 94°45′57″W / 39.01278°N 94.76583°W / 39.01278; -94.76583
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyJohnson
Government
 • MayorMichelle Distler[1]
Area
 • Total42.86 sq mi (111.01 km2)
 • Land41.85 sq mi (108.39 km2)
 • Water1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
Elevation
1,066 ft (325 m)
Population
 • Total62,209
 • Estimate 
(2017)[4]
65,513
 • Density1,500/sq mi (560/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
66203, 66214, 66216-20, 66226-27, 66299
Area code913
FIPS code20-64500
GNIS ID0478925 [5]
Websitecityofshawnee.org

Shawnee /ʃɔːˈn/ is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States. In 2010, there were 62,209 people who lived there.[6] It is the 7th largest city in Kansas.

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930553
19405978.0%
195084541.5%
19609,072973.6%
197020,946130.9%
198029,65341.6%
199037,99328.1%
200047,99626.3%
201062,20929.6%
Est. 201765,513[4]5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

In 2010, there were 62,209 people living in Shawnee.

Economy[change | change source]

Top employers[change | change source]

According to the town's 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[8] the biggest employers in Shawnee are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. 570
2 Bayer HealthCare, LLC-Animal Div 525
3 EC Manufacturing 400
4 Wal-Mart Super Center 380
5 IBT Inc 334
6 Shawnee, City of 275
7 Nazdar Industries 250
8 Hy-Vee Food Stores 245
9 McLane Food Service 226
10 Sweet Life at Rosehill, The 221

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.shawneedispatch.com/news/2015/apr/14/michelle-distler-sworn-shawnees-first-female-mayor/
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "City and Town Population Totals: 2010-2017". Retrieved March 8, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved November 29, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. "Comprehensive Annual Financial Report City of Shawnee, Kansas Year Ended December 31, 2015" (PDF). Retrieved February 27, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)