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Leavenworth Jobs Overview

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16,135
Job Openings
4.1%
Unemployment Rate
$47,640
Median Base Salary
36k
Population

Leavenworth has the 863rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Leavenworth is part of the Kansas City metro area. Unemployment in the Kansas City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Kansas City has the 28th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Leavenworth is below average at $47,640, and the median cost of a home in Leavenworth is $117,000, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Leavenworth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Leavenworth. 82% of Leavenworth workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Leavenworth spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Leavenworth County Workforce Center

515 Limit Street
Suite 200
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-651-1800