Welcome to Roeland Park! Our small community is filled with opportunities for recreation, education, and commerce. Roeland Park is the gateway to Johnson County and a gateway to the future. Many improvements and developments will be happening in the next few years that will make an even greater quality of life. As your city government, you have our pledge to provide you with first rate services.
Our city is just minutes away from the Plaza, Power and Light District and Crown Center. More than 6,000 people call Roeland Park home. Whether you are looking for your first home or a retirement setting, Roeland Park is for you. Over the last several years our goal has been to create a community that provides our residents the opportunity to purchase any good or service without having to leave our city limits.
We're also keeping our city on the forefront of growth. Strategic planning for the future is constantly underway. The City is committed to aggressively improving infrastructure and public safety to keep our city safe and desirable, in order to provide the best services and programs to residents and businesses.
The Greater Kansas City area is one of the fastest growing major job markets in the Midwest, with lower business and lifestyle costs than most major metros. This Greater Kansas region is the most geographically-central major metro in the country. Roeland Park is a first ring community in the Greater Kansas City area. The region's economic condition and outlook are good. The Kansas City Metro Area has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, and continues to attract major development. Johnson County, Kansas is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, with the largest tax base in the State of Kansas.