Overland Park, KS: What you need to know

Considered an excellent city for young families, Overland Park provides residents with great schools and a large assortment of indoor and outdoor recreation options as well as good restaurants and shopping areas. The city’s low crime rate and stable economy attracts many couples with children. Smart planning has given Overland Park an ideal balance of residential, commercial and green spaces. Johnson County Community College, Sprint and Black & Veatch are the top employers in Overland Park.

Overland Park, KS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 181,464
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $72,463
Median Home Price $228,000
Walkscore 33

Overland Park, KS Rankings

Overland Park , KS Real Estate

Overland Park's balance of business and quality of life makes it one of the Best Places to Live.

Overland Park , KS Health and Health Care

Overland Park , KS Schools

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Overland Park, KS Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 77
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Median Population

Median Age 37.5%
Age 18 Over 76.3%
Age 21 Over 73.5%
Age 62 Over 17.2%
Age 65 Over 13.8%


  Ethnicity White 84.2%
  Ethnicity Black 5%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.7%


  Median Household Income $72,463
  Median Home Price $228,000
  Homes Owned 36%
  Homes Rent 64%
  Median Property Rent $993


  English Only 86.2%
  English Other 13.8%

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Commute Types

  Walked 0.8%
  Worked at Home 5.7%
  Public Transportation 0.4%
  Other Means 0.7%
  Drove Alone 85.4%
  Carpooled 6.9%

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