Johnson County, KansasJohnson County is a county located in the U.S. State of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 451,086. Its county seat is Olathe, Kansas6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,244 km² (480 mi²). 1,235 km² (477 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.70% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 451,086 people, 174,570 households, and 121,675 families residing in the county. The population density is 365/km² (946/mi²). There are 181,612 housing units at an average density of 147/km² (381/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.11% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 2.83% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.55% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. 3.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 174,570 households out of which 36.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% are married couples living together, 7.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% are non-families. 24.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 32.80% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 10.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $61,455, and the median income for a family is $72,987. Males have a median income of $49,790 versus $32,145 for females. The per capita income for the county is $30,919. 3.40% of the population and 2.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.30% are under the age of 18 and 3.60% are 65 or older.