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Shawnee is a township in Bates County, in the Kansas City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Shawnee. For links to other places called Shawnee, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shawnee is 38.348N. The longitude is -94.235W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 277.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shawnee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bates County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64720 ZIP code.
32% of Shawnee residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shawnee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shawnee was $16,173, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Shawnee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shawnee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Bates County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shawnee political report.
The average commute time for Shawnee workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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