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Shawnee County Statistics

Facts

Land area544.0 square miles
Population Density327.1 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)178,831
Population change0.5%
Under 5 years of age6.7%
Under 1824.5%
65 and over15.5%
Females51.5%
White84.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race11.5
Asian1.3%
Two or more races3.9%
Black or African American8.8%
Native American1.4%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school90%
Had a bachelor degree or higher28.6%
Veterans16,162

Households and Housing

Households72,584
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more83%
Median household income$48,451
The Per capita income$26,057
Live below the poverty line16.7%
Housing units79,223
Multi-unit structures22%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$120,300
Residents owning their homes64.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms12,500
Women-owned firms31.4%
Asian-owned firms1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms3%
Black-owned firms2.7%
Native American-owned firms0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,310,142
Retail sales per capita$13,295
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$915,256
Source US Census Data