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Leawood is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for Oscar G. Lee, landowner
The latitude of Leawood is 38.966N. The longitude is -94.616W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,888.
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25% of Leawood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leawood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leawood was $49,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.
68% of Leawood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leawood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $717. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,914.
Libraries in Leawood include Johnson County Library, Leawood ... View libraries
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leawood political report.
Leawood restaurants taking online reservations include Sushi House ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Leawood workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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