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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Johnson County is 53,879, which is 11.65% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. The Johnson County population density is 64.67 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 86.48 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Johnson County is white, which represent 89.59% of the total population. The average Johnson County education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 53,879. #19

Population Growth Since 2000, #20

Johnson County

Population Density, #26

Johnson County
64.67 per square mile
86.48 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:48,269 (89.59%, #97)
Black:2,409 (4.47%, #27)
Hispanic:1,946 (3.61%, #19)
Asian:745 (1.38%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):440 (0.82%, #19)
One Race, Other:124 (0.23%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,892 (3.51%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,380 (70.91%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:161 (8.27%, see rank)
Cuban:146 (7.50%, see rank)
Central American:13 (0.67%, see rank)
South American:45 (2.31%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:266 (35.70%, see rank)
Chinese:45 (6.04%, see rank)
Filipino:240 (32.21%, see rank)
Japanese:36 (4.83%, see rank)
Korean:14 (1.88%, see rank)
Vietnamese:110 (14.77%, see rank)
Asian, Other:34 (4.56%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

43,566 (80.86%) out of the total population of 53,879 reported first ancestry.

 Johnson County% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Arab180.03%, see rank0.31%0.56%
Czech2130.40%, see rank0.47%0.47%
Danish1690.31%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch1,0812.01%, see rank1.60%1.40%
English6,12711.37%, see rank9.24%8.02%
French1,8583.45%, see rank3.39%3.34%
German16,00529.71%, see rank24.92%15.03%
Greek650.12%, see rank0.27%0.41%
Hungarian340.06%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish9,30517.27%, see rank13.47%10.80%
Italian1,9433.61%, see rank3.50%5.52%
Norwegian5471.02%, see rank0.72%1.42%
Polish9431.75%, see rank1.75%3.01%
Portuguese410.08%, see rank0.10%0.44%
Russian1410.26%, see rank0.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8551.59%, see rank1.16%0.99%
Scottish1,9063.54%, see rank1.70%1.72%
Subsaharan African1240.23%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish9801.82%, see rank0.99%1.27%
Swiss2350.44%, see rank0.40%0.30%
Ukrainian300.06%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American4,0017.43%, see rank10.34%7.12%
Welsh3520.65%, see rank0.61%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 27,572 (51.17%, see rank)
Females: 26,307 (48.83%, see rank)

Johnson County
Male: 51.17%
Female: 48.83%
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Johnson County
29.60 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Johnson County
28.60 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Johnson County
30.70 years old
39.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Johnson County% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Under 5 years3,5546.60%, see rank6.29%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,4316.37%, see rank6.50%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,1465.84%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,4388.24%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years8,53715.84%, see rank7.04%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,61214.13%, see rank13.15%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,55410.31%, see rank12.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years6,31011.71%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,2639.77%, see rank12.67%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,4146.34%, see rank8.07%7.64%
75 to 84 2,0303.77%, see rank4.59%4.25%
85 years and over5901.10%, see rank1.98%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Johnson CountyMissouriU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population30,773, 100%4,028,930209,056,129
Less Than High School2,761, 8.97%, see rank11.98%13.67%
High School Graduate9,254, 30.07%, see rank31.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree10,757, 34.96%, see rank29.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,833, 15.71%, see rank16.69%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,168, 10.29%, see rank9.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.69, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Johnson County MissouriU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,96485.79%14.21%70.63%29.37%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,66793.91%, see rank6.09%, see rank86.91%13.09%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,41296.56%, see rank3.44%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College7,50694.59%, see rank5.41%, see rank75.17%24.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,10690.05%, see rank9.95%, see rank54.45%45.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Johnson CountyMissouriU.S.
Total Households19,912, 100%2,361,232116,211,092
Average Household Size2.49, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households4,566, 22.93%, see rank29.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households15,346, 77.07%, see rank70.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)13,065, 65.61%, see rank64.92%66.22%
Average Family Size3.03, see rank3.153.32
Married-Couple Family10,828, 54.38%, see rank48.54%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,847, 34.39%, see rank35.08%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Johnson County%MissouriU.S.
15 Years and Over Total43,748see rank4,862,037252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over22,364100%, see rank2,356,977123,281,364
Never Married8,59538.43%, see rank32.57%35.77%
Married11,34550.73%, see rank53.52%52.04%
Widowed5022.24%, see rank2.77%2.57%
Divorced1,9228.59%, see rank11.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over21,384100%, see rank2,505,060129,692,771
Never Married6,23029.13%, see rank26.93%29.48%
Married11,90855.69%, see rank50.29%49.19%
Widowed1,2966.06%, see rank9.82%9.16%
Divorced1,9509.12%, see rank12.95%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Johnson County%MissouriU.S.
Native52,62897.68%, see rank96.09%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence29,80255.31%, see rank66.16%58.73%
Born in Different State21,79540.45%, see rank29.26%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,0311.91%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born1,2512.32%, see rank3.91%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5220.97%, see rank1.71%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7291.35%, see rank2.21%7.09%
Born In Europe2790.52%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia6691.24%, see rank1.44%3.82%
Born In Africa920.17%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania200.04%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America1560.29%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America350.06%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Johnson County%MissouriU.S.
English18,82694.55%, see rank93.03%79.39%
Spanish3851.93%, see rank2.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2931.47%, see rank2.25%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3191.60%, see rank1.27%3.36%
Other890.45%, see rank0.52%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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