Lake Quivira, Kansas

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Lake Quivira, Kansas

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High Points

Lake Quivira strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Quivira People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Quivira College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Quivira Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lake Quivira Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lake Quivira Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lake Quivira Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lake Quivira Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Lake Quivira, Kansas

Comparing Lake Quivira to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Lake Quivira Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Overland Park, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Johnson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 66217
Phone Area Codes 913
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.04
Longitude -94.776

Lake Quivira Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
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Lake Quivira Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 932 100%
Male 476 51.1%
Female 456 48.9%
Under 18 178 19.1%
18+ 754 80.9%
65+ 188 20.2%
Median Age 52.6
Average Family Size 2.65
White 905 97.1%
African-American 8 0.9%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2%

Estimated Lake Quivira Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 922
Growth -10
Growth % -1.1%

Lake Quivira Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 26.3%
German 24.2%
Irish 9.7%
US/American 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Scottish 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Swedish 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
European 2%
Welsh 1.4%
Croatian 1.2%
Italian 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Danish 1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Czech 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Guyanese 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
British 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lake Quivira, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Quivira (66217)
Shawnee Mission (66217)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake Quivira 932 $119,186
Bonner Springs 6,768 $50,476
Edwardsville 4,146 $48,225
Lenexa 40,238 $76,321
Merriam 11,008 $54,639
Mission 9,727 $59,328
Shawnee 47,996 $70,288
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