Lecompton, Douglas County, Kansas

Lecompton: City in Douglas County, Kansas, United States of America

About

Lecompton is a city located in the county of Douglas in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 625 and a population density of 136 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 659 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Quick Facts about Lecompton

Population : 659 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Douglas County
Area : 4.61 km2
Altitude : 919 feet / 280 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:34:17 (11th August 2022)
Postal code : 66050
Density : 143 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.16% (2010-2020)
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Location of Lecompton on Kansas map.
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Geography

Lecompton is located at 39°2'40"N 95°23'41"W (39.0444400, -95.3947000).

Lecompton map

Demographics

The population of Lecompton increased by 5.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 625 - census
2011 641 2.5% estimation process
2012 645 0.62% estimation process
2013 649 0.62% estimation process
2014 655 0.92% estimation process
2015 661 0.91% estimation process
2016 661 0% estimation process
2017 650 -1.69% estimation process
2018 659 1.37% estimation process
2019 658 -0.15% estimation process
2020 659 0.15% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,370
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,580
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,775
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,585
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.6%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 56.0%
White only, percent : 91.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 434
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.7%

Lecompton zip code is 66050. County name: Douglas, County fips: 20045

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $136,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,063
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $381
2015-2019 median gross rent : $758
2015-2019 Households : 3,178
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.58
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,346
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,452
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 76,614
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,904
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,278
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,495
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 471
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 179
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 212
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 432
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 60
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 384
2010 population per square mile : 662.7
2010 land area in square miles : 11.45
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,468
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $555
2015-2019 median gross rent : $851
2015-2019 Households : 2,066
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.72
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,890
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 211,130
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,475,275
2012 total retail sales per capita : $266,295
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,063
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,455
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 523
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 312
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 99
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 367
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 42
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 422
2010 population per square mile : 626.5
2010 land area in square miles : 8.56

People born in Lecompton (2)

People born in Lecompton, including actress Laura Kirk, judge William G. East, .

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Schools in Lecompton

College & universities near Lecompton, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155317 University of Kansas Lawrence (KS) 66045

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lecompton, KS

Code Name Address Type
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Lecompton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lecompton Post Office Lecompton (KS) 66050

Other cities in Douglas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Douglas County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Eudora 6,393 City in Kansas, United States
Baldwin City 4,700 City in Kansas, United States
Kanwaka 1,467 Township in Douglas County, Kansas
Clinton 621 Unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas
Lone Star 284 Unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas
Pleasant Grove 157 Unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas
Lawrence 27 City in Kansas, United States