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Mission Woods, Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Founded 1930s
Incorporated 1949
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
906 ft (276 m)
 • Total 178
 • Estimate 
 • Density 2,168.54/sq mi (838.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code 913
FIPS code 20-47425
GNIS ID 0479023

Mission Woods is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 178.


Mission Woods had its start in the 1930s when J.C. Nichols laid out the subdivision and started building. It was named from a Native American mission established at the site in the 19th century, and from the scenic wooded setting.

Mission Woods became a Google Fiber "fiberhood" in 2014, with installation and service beginning.


Mission Woods is located at 39°1′59″N 94°36′47″W / 39.03306°N 94.61306°W / 39.03306; -94.61306 (39.033188, -94.613003). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 205
1960 243 18.5%
1970 237 −2.5%
1980 213 −10.1%
1990 182 −14.6%
2000 165 −9.3%
2010 178 7.9%
2019 (est.) 193 8.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 178 people, 77 households, and 53 families living in the city. The population density was 1,780.0 inhabitants per square mile (687.3/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 800.0 per square mile (308.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.6% African American, and 1.7% Asian.

There were 77 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 54.5 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.


The Johnson County Library serves residents of Mission Woods.

See also

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