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

The community was named after wife of Blackhoof, Shawnee chief

The latitude of Lenexa is 38.953N. The longitude is -94.733W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 41,995.


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Median household income
Local
$61,990
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lenexa demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Spinach Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lenexa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Legler Barn Museum
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National index: 100
Local index: 60

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lenexa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66216 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Lenexa residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lenexa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lenexa was $30,212, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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50% of Lenexa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lenexa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $686.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.


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Libraries in Lenexa include Johnson County Library, Lackman ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lenexa include Shawnee-Lenexa Sun

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

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The average commute time for Lenexa workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lenexa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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