Kansas City, MO: What you need to know

Home of the 2015 World Series champion Royals, Kansas City is a port city situated at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. Famous for barbecue and steaks, the city features more than 240 neighborhoods and 210 urban parks, and City Market has served as a public farmer’s market since 1857. The local economy is based largely on education, government, healthcare, technology and six casinos.

Kansas City, MO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 467,990
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $45,821
Median Home Price $133,400

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Kansas City, MO Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.4%
  Female 51.6%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 278
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Median Population

Median Age 35.2%
Age 18 Over 76.5%
Age 21 Over 73%
Age 62 Over 15%
Age 65 Over 11.8%


  Ethnicity White 59.7%
  Ethnicity Black 28.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 4.6%


  Median Household Income $45,821
  Median Home Price $133,400
  Homes Owned 45.6%
  Homes Rent 54.4%
  Median Property Rent $806


  English Only 88.2%
  English Other 11.8%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2.2%
  Worked at Home 4.4%
  Public Transportation 3.3%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 79.7%
  Carpooled 8.9%