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Leawood Jobs Overview

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25,946
Job Openings
4.1%
Unemployment Rate
$47,640
Median Base Salary
35k
Population

Leawood has the 899th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Leawood 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 high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Leawood is below average at $47,640, and the median cost of a home in Leawood is $388,100, which is above the national average. 74% of workers in Leawood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 99% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Leawood. 85% of Leawood workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Leawood spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.