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Roeland Park, Kansas
City
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Incorporated 1951
Named for John Roe
Area
 • Total 1.62 sq mi (4.20 km2)
 • Land 1.62 sq mi (4.20 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,731
 • Estimate (2016) 6,786
 • Density 4,155/sq mi (1,602.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
ZIP codes 66205 and 66202
Area code 913
FIPS code 20-60825
GNIS ID 0479030

Roeland Park is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2010, 6,731 people lived there.

Geography

Roeland Park is at 39°02′05″N 94°38′21″W / 39.034705°N 94.639211°W / 39.034705; -94.639211 (39.034705, −94.639211). The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 1.62 square miles (4.20 km2). All of it land.

People

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 8,949
1970 9,760 9.1%
1980 7,962 −18.4%
1990 7,706 −3.2%
2000 6,817 −11.5%
2010 6,731 −1.3%
Est. 2016 6,786 0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

The 2010 census says that there were 6,731 people, 3,065 households, and 1,732 families living in Roeland Park.

Education

The city is part of the Shawnee Mission School District.

Roesland Elementary School, St. Agnes Elementary School and Bishop Miege High School are in Roeland Park.


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