Shawnee County, KS has a population of 178,567 people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $52,088. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Shawnee County, KS declined from 178,792 to 178,567, a 0.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,378 to $52,088, a 3.39% increase.
The population of Shawnee County, KS is 74.8% White, 11.7% Hispanic, and 7.33% Black. 8.17% of the people in Shawnee County, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shawnee County, KS are Washburn University, with 1,424 graduates, Washburn Institute of Technology, with 1,080 graduates, and Marinello Schools of Beauty-Topeka, with 197 graduates.
The median property value in Shawnee County, KS is $125,900, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Shawnee County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shawnee County, KS is 2 cars per household.
Shawnee County, KS is the 3rd most populated county in Kansas and borders Douglas County, KS; Jackson County, KS; Jefferson County, KS; Osage County, KS; Pottawatomie County, KS; and Wabaunsee County, KS& 1 more.