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Lenexa is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named after wife of Blackhoof, Shawnee chief
The latitude of Lenexa is 38.953N. The longitude is -94.733W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 41,995.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lenexa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66216 ZIP code.
25% of Lenexa residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lenexa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lenexa was $30,212, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of Lenexa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Lenexa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $686. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.
Libraries in Lenexa include Johnson County Library, Lackman ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lenexa include Shawnee-Lenexa Sun
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lenexa political report.
The average commute time for Lenexa workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lenexa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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