Leavenworth, Kansas






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A Taste of Leavenworth, Kansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LEAVENWORTH?

  1. Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States. Located on the west bank of the Missouri River 25 mi northwest of Kansas City, Missouri, it is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 35,251.

  2. Leavenworth is the home of many detention centers and prisons, including the Leavenworth federal prison for which the city is most famous, and several smaller jails and prisons, including the city and county jails, a Federal Detention Center, and the military's only maximum security prison, the United States Disciplinary Barracks which is inside the Military Corrections Complex that also includes the Joint Regional Correctional Facility, a pre- and post-trial detention facility built in 2010. The Kansas State Penitentiary and a state medium security prison are also located nearby.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $49,823, and the median income for a family was $61,576.

  4. Leavenworth has a 28-block historic shopping district, which includes antique shops, restaurants, a brewery and an old-fashioned Corner Pharmacy with a lunch counter.

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KGGN 890 AM Gladstone, MO Gospel Music
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KPRT 1590 AM Kansas City, MO Gospel Music
KUDL 1660 AM Kansas City, KS Business News

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Demographics of Leavenworth, Kansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

75.4%

15.1%

0.9%

1.8%

8.1%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Leavenworth, Kansas

     
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Businesses in Leavenworth, Kansas


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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Excellent Choice -  Category: Soul/Southern Restaurants -  1000 N. 7th Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 (913) 364-6012   - (visit website)

  2. Mama G's Soul Food Restuarant and Cakes -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1734-B 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 (913) 240-8874   - (visit website)

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -  411 Kiowa St Leavenworth, KS 66048 (913) 682-8454   - (visit website)

  2. Sunflower Missionary Baptist -  1708 5th Ave, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (913) 682-7475

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