Some helpful information about Johnson County.
only is JOHNSON COUNTY the largest, the fastest-growing, and
the most affluent county in the state of Kansas, but it ranks favorably
with all counties where Fortune's best five metropolitan locations
for work and family are located. Johnson County¹s major
cities include the county seat, Olathe, Overland Park, Olathe,
Lenexa, Shawnee, Prairie Village, Fairway, Westwood, and Mission
County ranks among the top 10 counties in the nation in
affordable housing. A 2200 sq.ft., 4 bedroom home has an
average cost of about $135,000. Thirty per cent of all new construction
in Johnson County is purchased by relocation buyers. Prudential Henry
& Burrows is involved in the sale of one of every four homes
in Johnson County.
facts and many more are available from County Economic
Research Institute (CERI) (fax 913-599-0423). They will gladly
furnish their menu of their publications and corresponding prices.
The two measurable factors that attract businesses and families to Johnson County are (1) affordable cost of living, and (2) high quality of education. 92.9% of population age 25+ have high school diplomas versus a national average of only 75.2%.
Schools: Johnson County has three major school districts: Blue Valley, Olathe, and Shawnee Mission, and three newer ones: DeSoto, Spring Hill, and Gardner-Edgerton.
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