Shawnee, Kansas

Population 63,000

Shawnee is located in Johnson County, KS. The population is 63,000, making Shawnee the 3rd largest city in Johnson County and the 7th largest city in the state of Kansas.

There are 49 public schools in Shawnee with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Shawnee is very low , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Shawnee is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Shawnee property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Shawnee include Lake Quivira, Lenexa and Edwardsville.

Shawnee Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 5.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 46.2%

Crime Rate

82.84% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 425
  • Larceny Theft: 425

Registered Offenders

92.30% Lower than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Shawnee
  • 1.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

118 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 13
  • Tanks & Spills: 98


Low 4.1%
  • Kansas unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

49 Public Schools view public schools

There are 49 K-12 public schools in Shawnee, KS and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Shawnee's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

7 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$300,000 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

201 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Shawnee, KS issued 201 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 201 permits, 154 were issued for single family homes and 47 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Shawnee, KS issued 153 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 153 permits, 151 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $816
  • 1 Bedroom: $978
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,177
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,579
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,793

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Environmental Hazards

118 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (235/248)
    Shawnee, KS has 94.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Shawnee, KS is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Shawnee, KS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.33°
  • February 33.08°
  • March 45.6°
  • April 55.17°
  • May 64.63°
  • June 75.3°
  • July 78.74°
  • August 77.32°
  • September 67.97°
  • October 56.37°
  • November 44.88°
  • December 32.37°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shawnee, KS

Shawnee, KS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Shawnee, KS has no risk of hurricanes.
Shawnee, KS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Shawnee, KS has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shawnee, KS: $79,048


Unemployment in Shawnee is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.67%
White Collar - 70.33%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Sam Brownback
  • Sen. Jerry Moran
  • Sen. Pat Roberts

City Representatives

  • Kevin Yoder

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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