Shawnee, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,107 housing units in Shawnee. This represents a 25.6% growth from 15,217 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 18,495 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 612 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shawnee is about 74.2%. Shawnee's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.7%. Average household size is 2.58 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shawnee were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom11.60%
Two Bedrooms18.40%
Three Bedrooms34.90%
Four Bedrooms30.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$141,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$168,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$593

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage63.60%
Debt Free19.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%