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Shawnee, Kansas

Shawnee is a city located in Johnson County, Kansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 47,996.

Geography Shawnee is located at 39°0'46" North, 94°45'57" West (39.012767, -94.765818)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 110.2 km² (42.5 mi²). 108.1 km² (41.7 mi²) of it is land and 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.88% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 47,996 people, 18,522 households, and 13,243 families residing in the city. The population density is 444.0/km² (1,149.7/mi²). There are 19,086 housing units at an average density of 176.5/km² (457.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.35% White, 2.96% African American, 0.31% Native American, 2.65% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.87% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. 4.36% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,522 households out of which 36.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% are non-families. 22.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $59,626, and the median income for a family is $70,288. Males have a median income of $45,777 versus $31,428 for females. The per capita income for the city is $28,142. 3.3% of the population and 2.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.9% are under the age of 18 and 4.0% are 65 or older.

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