Lenexa is a small city in Kansas with approximately 52,000 residents. At an average age of just over 38, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Kansas. Home ownership is more common than renting in Lenexa, and 37% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,140/month is substantially higher than the state average of $868.
Compared to the national average (7%), Lenexa has a large percentage of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 24% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are four primary industries in Lenexa: healthcare, retail, scientific, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 29% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, as 11% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $95K, Lenexa workers earn around $26,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. Lenexa's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Lenexa residents have an average commute of about 22 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 50% of residents, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.