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Overland Park, KS
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Living in Overland Park


Overland Park is a relatively large city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 197,238 people and 52 constituent neighborhoods, Overland Park is the second largest community in Kansas.

Overland Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Overland Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Overland Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Overland Park is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Overland Park who work in management occupations (14.10%), sales jobs (12.72%), and office and administrative support (9.83%).

Also of interest is that Overland Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Overland Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One thing that you will notice about Overland Park is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Overland Park a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Overland Park. 61.27% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Overland Park in 2018 was $49,406, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,624 for a family of four.

Overland Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Overland Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Overland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Overland Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Overland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.