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27,150
Job Openings
4.1%
Unemployment Rate
$47,640
Median Base Salary
65k
Population

Shawnee has the 423rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Shawnee 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 Shawnee is below average at $47,640, and the median cost of a home in Shawnee is $195,300, which is above the national average. 43% of workers in Shawnee hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Shawnee. 85% of Shawnee workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Shawnee spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.