Leavenworth is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 35,957 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Leavenworth is the 12th largest community in Kansas.
7.92% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Leavenworth. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Healthcare industries respectively employ 16.02% and 14.42% of the civilian workforce.
Also of interest is that Leavenworth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Leavenworth is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of Leavenworth citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.16% of adults in Leavenworth have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Leavenworth in 2018 was $28,304, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,216 for a family of four. However, Leavenworth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leavenworth is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Leavenworth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leavenworth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leavenworth include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Leavenworth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.