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Leawood is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community was named for Oscar G. Lee, landowner

The latitude of Leawood is 38.966N. The longitude is -94.616W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,888.


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Median household income
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$102,496
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leawood demographic reports
Leawood is on the Missouri border
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks

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25% of Leawood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leawood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leawood was $49,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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68% of Leawood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Leawood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $717.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,914.


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Libraries in Leawood include Johnson County Library, Leawood ... View libraries

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Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leawood political report.

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Leawood restaurants taking online reservations include Sushi House ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Leawood workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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