Kansas City, Missouri

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 488,943 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 237,578  (48.6%)
Females: 251,365  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64081, 64082, 64101, 64102, 64105, 64106, 64108, 64109, 64110, 64111, 64112, 64113, 64114, 64123, 64124, 64125, 64126, 64127, 64128, 64129, 64130, 64131, 64132, 64134, 64138, 64139, 64145, 64146, 64147, 64149, 64150, 64152, 64153, 64154, 64155, 64156, 64157, 64158, 64164, 64165, 64166, 64167, 64192.

Kansas City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,330 (it was $37,198 in 2000)
Kansas City:

$51,330
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,767 (it was $20,753 in 2000)

Kansas City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,900 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Kansas City:

$152,900
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $189,120; detached houses: $188,753; townhouses or other attached units: $172,531; in 2-unit structures: $140,998; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,799; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,879; mobile homes: $27,831

Median gross rent in 2017: $919.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kansas City: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.5% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Kansas City, MO (2017)
    • 272,54855.8%White alone
    • 138,34628.3%Black alone
    • 45,9759.4%Hispanic
    • 15,2133.1%Asian alone
    • 14,2752.9%Two or more races
    • 1,2900.3%American Indian alone
    • 6470.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 5310.1%Other race alone

Races in Kansas City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 1,703 registered sex offenders living in Kansas City, Missouri as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kansas City is 283 to 1.


Crime rates in Kansas City by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
126
(28.1)
112
(25.0)
115
(25.5)
100
(20.6)
102
(21.1)
108
(23.4)
105
(22.6)
99
(21.3)
78
(16.7)
109
(23.0)
129
(27.0)
150
(30.9)
137
(27.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
295
(65.9)
321
(71.6)
248
(54.9)
276
(56.9)
234
(48.4)
265
(57.4)
246
(53.0)
377
(81.0)
390
(83.3)
366
(77.3)
408
(85.3)
445
(91.8)
403
(81.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2,000
(446.5)
2,044
(456.0)
2,090
(462.9)
1,970
(406.5)
1,626
(336.5)
1,665
(360.8)
1,647
(354.9)
1,662
(357.0)
1,625
(346.9)
1,703
(359.8)
1,897
(396.6)
1,858
(383.1)
1,637
(332.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4,115
(918.7)
3,994
(891.1)
3,816
(845.3)
3,957
(816.4)
3,544
(733.5)
3,498
(758.0)
3,864
(832.6)
3,726
(800.4)
3,769
(804.6)
4,531
(957.2)
5,481
(1,146)
5,909
(1,218)
5,665
(1,149)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7,429
(1,659)
7,399
(1,651)
7,467
(1,654)
7,231
(1,492)
7,124
(1,474)
6,848
(1,484)
6,964
(1,501)
6,412
(1,377)
5,659
(1,208)
4,871
(1,029)
4,764
(995.9)
4,658
(960.5)
3,717
(753.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21,603
(4,823)
18,186
(4,057)
16,463
(3,647)
15,937
(3,288)
16,625
(3,441)
15,305
(3,317)
15,088
(3,251)
13,949
(2,996)
13,037
(2,783)
12,249
(2,588)
12,127
(2,535)
12,950
(2,670)
13,305
(2,698)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5,790
(1,293)
5,515
(1,230)
4,347
(962.9)
3,527
(727.7)
3,170
(656.1)
3,392
(735.1)
3,590
(773.6)
4,287
(920.9)
3,952
(843.7)
3,904
(824.7)
3,951
(825.9)
4,427
(912.9)
4,214
(854.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
395
(88.2)
403
(89.9)
299
(66.2)
297
(61.3)
343
(71.0)
302
(65.4)
262
(56.5)
207
(44.5)
217
(46.3)
198
(41.8)
188
(39.3)
201
(41.4)
216
(43.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)839.1798.6741.5666.2621.9648.0657.6664.5628.3648.8707.5741.0679.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Kansas City, MO

Crime rate in Kansas City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,819 (1,299 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Missouri average:

2.32
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Kansas City, MO forum
Recent posts about Kansas City, Missouri on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Kansas City is mentioned 12,056 times on our forum:
Why isn't Kansas City, Kansas booming?  (52 replies)
Kansas City Identity  (23 replies)
Is it just the season, or is Kansas City fading out?  (42 replies)
Is Kansas City a Western city?  (278 replies)
US road trip thru Kansas City..  (22 replies)
Kansas City development and construction thread  (501 replies)

Latest news from Kansas City, MO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (8.5%), German (8.5%), Irish (4.6%), English (3.8%), Italian (2.2%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 882 feet

Land area: 313.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,559 people per square mile   (low).

Kansas City, Missouri map

37,535 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.2% Africa).

This city:

7.8%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,109 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (409.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Westwood Hills, KS (2.0 miles ),
Westwood, KS (2.0 miles ),
Mission Woods, KS (2.1 miles),
North Kansas City, MO (2.1 miles ),
Roeland Park, KS (2.3 miles ),
Fairway, KS (2.3 miles ),
Mission Hills, KS (2.3 miles ),
Avondale, MO (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 94.56 W

Kansas City nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): BBQ Capital of the World, City of Fountains, Cowtown, Jazz Capital of the World, K.C, KCMO, Paris of the Plains

Daytime population change due to commuting: +77,051 (+15.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 149,705 (59.9%)

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Kansas City, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kansas City, MO in 2017

Property values in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Kansas City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kansas City, MO
Historical housing units in Kansas City, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +6,358 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Kansas City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Kansas City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)

Average climate in Kansas City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kansas City, Missouri average temperatures Kansas City, Missouri average precipitation Kansas City, Missouri humidity Kansas City, Missouri wind speed Kansas City, Missouri snowfall Kansas City, Missouri sunshine Kansas City, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Kansas City, Missouri environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.285. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.884. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.884
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.39
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kansas City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Kansas City city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kansas City-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 362.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from Kansas City center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 332.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 359.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kansas City topographic map

Main business address for: DIVALL INCOME PROPERTIES 3 L P (REAL ESTATE), PHARMACY BUYING ASSOCIATION INC (WHOLESALE-DRUGS PROPRIETARIES & DRUGGISTS' SUNDRIES), PREMIUM STANDARD FARMS, INC. (MEAT PACKING PLANTS), TOWER PROPERTIES CO (OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS), UMB FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), CERNER CORP /MO/ (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), AMERICAN ITALIAN PASTA CO (MISCELLANEOUS FOOD PREPARATIONS & KINDRED PRODUCTS), AQUILA INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES) and 19 other public companies.

Hospitals in Kansas City:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (11020 AMBASSADOR DRIVE SUITE 305)
  • CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2401 GILLHAM ROAD)
  • CROSSROADS HOSPICE OF K.C., (9237 WARD PARKWAY, SUITE 300)
  • HOSPICE ADVANTAGE (800 EAST TERRACE, SUITE 230)
  • NORTHCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE (2900 CLAY EDWARDS DRIVE)
  • RESEARCH MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2316 E MEYER BLVD)
  • SAINT LUKES NORTHLAND HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 5830 N W BARRY ROAD)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF KANSAS CITY (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 4401 WORNALL ROAD)
  • TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL HILL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2301 HOLMES STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (2105 INDEPENDENCE BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Kansas City:

See details about Airports and heliports located in Kansas City, MO

Amtrak station:

KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Kansas City:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 12,834; Location: 3200 Broadway; Public; Website: www.mcckc.edu)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 10,544; Location: 5100 Rockhill Rd; Public; Website: www.umkc.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Grantham University (Full-time enrollment: 8,385; Location: 7200 NW 86th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.grantham.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Rockhurst University (Full-time enrollment: 2,013; Location: 1100 Rockhurst Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rockhurst.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 1,694; Location: 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 325; Private, for-profit; Website: PCITRAINING.EDU)
  • Avila University (Full-time enrollment: 1,671; Location: 11901 Wornall Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Avila.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DeVry University-Missouri (Full-time enrollment: 1,372; Location: 11224 Holmes Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Concorde Career Colleges (Full-time enrollment: 1,217; Location: 3239 Broadway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concorde.edu)
  • Heritage College-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 854; Location: 1200 East 104th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: heritage-education.com)
  • Vatterott College-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 839; Location: 8955 E 38th Terrace; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott.edu)
  • Kansas City Art Institute (Full-time enrollment: 780; Location: 4415 Warwick Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kcai.edu)
  • Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 530; Location: 5001 N. Oak Trafficway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mbts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus (Full-time enrollment: 499; Location: 1310 E 104th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest College-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 486; Location: 1740 W 92nd St; Private, for-profit)
  • Research College of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 486; Location: 2525 E. Meyer Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.researchcollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 430; Location: 9150 East 41st Place; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • National American University-Zona Rosa (Full-time enrollment: 380; Location: 7490 North West 87th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/missouri/zona-rosa)
  • Anthem College-Kansas City (Full-time enrollment: 370; Location: 9001 State Line Rd 1st floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anthem.edu)
  • Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 297; Location: 624 Westport Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.saintlukescollege.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 241; Location: 15800 Calvary Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.calvary.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kansas City:

  • Park University (about 11 miles; Parkville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 11 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 12 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 15 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 19 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • University of Kansas (about 39 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 40 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)

Biggest public high schools in Kansas City:

Biggest private high schools in Kansas City:

  • THE PEMBROKE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 1,103, Location: 400 W 51ST ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • ROCKHURST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,089, Location: 9301 STATE LINE RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • NOTRE DAME DE SION SCHOOL (Students: 704, Location: 10631 WORNALL RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE BARSTOW SCHOOL (Students: 687, Location: 11511 STATE LINE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST TERESA'S ACADEMY (Students: 561, Location: 5600 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • ARCHBISHOP O' HARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 353, Location: 9001 JAMES A REED RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CRISTO REY KANSAS CITY (Students: 350, Location: 211 W LINWOOD BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WHITEFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 253, Location: 8929 HOLMES RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • NORTHLAND CHRISTIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM (Students: 239, Location: 4214 NW COOKINGHAM RD, Grades: 1-12)
  • ISLAMIC SCHOOL OF GREATER KANSAS CITY (Students: 234, Location: 8505 E 99TH ST, Grades: PK-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Kansas City:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Kansas City:

  • ST THERESE SCHOOL (Students: 795, Location: 7277 N HIGHWAY 9, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (Students: 612, Location: 11800 HOLMES RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 565, Location: 5134 BALTIMORE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST PETER'S SCHOOL (Students: 554, Location: 6400 CHARLOTTE ST, Grades: UG-8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 476, Location: 14 W 75TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAUL'S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 417, Location: 4041 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 804 NE SHADY LANE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • CALVARY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 347, Location: 7500 OAK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN FRANCIS REGIS SCHOOL (Students: 271, Location: 8941 JAMES A REED RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST GABRIEL SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 4737 N CLEVELAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Kansas City

Library in Kansas City:

  • KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,780,754; Location: 913 BALTIMORE AVE; 863,239 books; 9,687 e-books; 16,472 audio materials; 67,515 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 38 other licensed databases; 1,605 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a new address for the public library; it is now at 14 West 10th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64105

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Kansas City: Garrison Square (A), Mill Street Station (B), Columbus Square (C), Turner Golf Course (D), Stayton Meadows Golf Club (E), Santa Fe Hills Country Club (F), Old Pike Country Club (G), Oakwood Golf Club (H), Kansas City Waterworks (I), Kansas City International Drag Strip (J), Hillcrest Country Club (K), Harry S Truman Sports Complex (L), Greenbrier Country Club (M), Emma White Boys Camp (N), Blue Hills Country Club (O), Union Station (P), Quality Hill (Q), The Parade (R), The Grove (S), Central (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Benjamin Plaza Shopping Center (1), Blue Ridge Mall Shopping Center (2), Colonial Shopping Center (3), Linwood Shopping Center (4), Metro Mall North Shopping Center (5), Midtown Marketplace Shopping Center (6), Park Plaza Shopping Center (7), Tiffany Landing Shopping Center (8), Antioch Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kansas City include: DIVALL INCOME PROPERTIES 3 L P (A), PHARMACY BUYING ASSOCIATION INC (B), PREMIUM STANDARD FARMS, INC. (C), TOWER PROPERTIES CO (D), UMB FINANCIAL CORP (E), CERNER CORP /MO/ (F), AMERICAN ITALIAN PASTA CO (G), AQUILA INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kansas City include: United Believers Community Church (A), True Vine Baptist Church (B), True Love Missionary Baptist Church (C), True Holiness Temple Church (D), True Gospel Church of God and Christ (E), True Faith Missionary Baptist Church (F), Elm Grove Church (G), Trinity United Methodist Church of Kansas City (H), Trinity Independent Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Lawn Cemetery (1), Little Shoal Cemetery (2), Hampton Cemetery (3), Elmwood Cemetery (4), Loose Memorial Park (5), Memorial Park Cemetery (6), Mount Moriah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Flaceys Lake (A), The Lagoon (B), Bales Lake (C), Little Blue River Lakes (D), Red Fox Farm Lake (E), Narojo Lake (F), Houston Lake (G), Kernodle Park Lake - Lower (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Fork (A), Larga Vista Fork (B), Buckeye Creek (C), Hart Grove Creek (D), White Oak Creek (E), Lumpkins Fork (F), Wildcat Branch (G), Little Cedar Creek (H), Blue River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kansas City include: Line Creek Park (1), Liberty Memorial (2), Montgall Playground (3), Observation Park (4), Riverfront Park (5), Riverview Park (6), Maple Park (7), Kiely Park (8), Minor Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (4420 Warwick Boulevard) (1), Kansas City Museum (3218 Gladstone Boulevard) (2), Kaleidoscope (Museums; 25th & McGee) (3), Crown Center Complex - Kaleidoscope (Museums; 2450 Grand Boulevard) (4), Cave Spring Interpretive Center (Museums; 8701 East Gregory Boulevard) (5), Kansas City Missouri City - Parks & Recreation Department- Museums (7000 Northeast Barry Road) (6), City of Kcmo-Museums (3700 Blue Parkway) (7), Black Archives of Mid-America Inc (Museums; 2033 Vine Street) (8), John Wornall House Museum (146 West 61st Terrace) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Host Inn (15014 East US Highway 40) (1), Days Inn (I-435 & 87 Street Exit) (2), Embassy Suites Hotel Kansas City Internatinl Arprt (7640 Northwest Tiffany Springs Parkway) (3), Midwest Hotel (1925 Main Street) (4), Holiday Inn - Inns- CITI Centre (1215 Wyandotte Street) (5), Lafontaine Inn Bed & Breakfast (4320 Oak Street) (6), Marriott Kansas City Airport (775 Brasilia Avenue) (7), Best Western Country Inn North (2633 Northeast 43rd Street) (8), Holiday Inn Express Westport Plaza (801 Westport Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Missouri State - Social Services Dept- Medical Services Division- Independent Li (706 West 42nd Street) (1), Grandview City - Municipal Court (1200 Main Street Lbby) (2), Warwick Court Townhomes (1318 East 89th Street Apt 2E) (3), Kansas City Missouri City - Municipal Court- Court Date-Fine Assessment Non-Parking Tic (1101 Locust Street) (4), Missouri Gaming Commission (6300 Enterprise Road Suite 125) (5), U S Government - Courts- Eighth Circuit-Appeals Court- Pasco M Bowman Circuit J (400 East 9th Street) (6), Missouri State - Court Of Appeals-Western District (1300 Oak Street) (7), Jackson County - Judicial Branch- Family Court Division (626 East 25th Street) (8), Chouteau Court Project OFC (1220 Independence Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: David Dreier - Politician, Burt Bacharach - (born 1929), and Hal David, Jerry Bails - Popular culturist, Scott Speicher - USN pilot killed in Iraq, Misty Copeland - Ballet dancer, Amy Alcott - Professional golfer, Robert L. Park - Physicist & skeptic, Casey Stengel - Baseball player and coach, Michael Francke - Judge, Robert Altman - (born 1925), film director.

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kansas City and their reported violations in the past:

H ROE BARTLE SCOUT RESERVATION (Address: 10210 HOME ROAD , Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.7%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Kansas City in 2010:

  • 2,499 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,805 people in college/university student housing
  • 826 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 744 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 732 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 633 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 452 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 370 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 286 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 205 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 79 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 64 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 49 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 36 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Kansas City in 2000:

  • 2,418 people in nursing homes
  • 1,380 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,375 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 848 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 572 people in halfway houses
  • 456 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 269 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 214 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 211 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 211 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 202 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 198 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 194 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 182 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 110 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 97 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 77 people in religious group quarters
  • 66 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 60 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 46 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Arrowhead Stadium. Capacity: 79,451. Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Wizards.
  • Kauffman Stadium. Capacity: 40,793. Kansas City Royals.

Banks with most branches in Kansas City (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 19 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • UMB Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Commerce Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Union Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $458.7 mil, Deposits: $414.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Olathe Bancshares, Inc.
  • Country Club Bank: at 414 Nichols Road, Kingswood Retirement Center Branch, Bishop Spen. Place Bkg. Ctr. Branch, Plaza Branch, Drive-In Facility, Downtown Branch. Info updated 2011/11/18: Bank assets: $1,042.5 mil, Deposits: $860.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Ccb Financial Corporation
  • Central Bank of Kansas City: North Oak Branch, Central Bank Of Kansas City, Kansas City Branch, Drive-In Branch, Broadway Branch. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $155.9 mil, Deposits: $121.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares Of Kansas City, Inc.
  • BankLiberty.: Gladstone Branch, Kc, Burlington St Branch, Barry Rd Branch, Kc, Ambassador Dr Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $435.2 mil, Deposits: $292.0 mil, headquarters in Liberty, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • 32 other banks with 53 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Kansas City:

Marital status in Kansas City, MO
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kansas City:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kansas City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Kansas City:

(Kansas City, Missouri Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Kansas City, MO (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant154,390404
Catholic69,44152
Mainline Protestant61,299159
Other34,880110
Black Protestant34,72284
Orthodox1,2353
None318,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Jackson County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Jackson County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 185
Jackson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 460
This county:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

14.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kansas City:

45.6%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kansas City:

20.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kansas City:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kansas City:

33.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Kansas City:

80.5%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kansas City, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1,332$3,871,776$34,8810$0
Fire - Other 653$2,517,189$46,2580$0
Water Supply 640$1,656,217$31,0540$0
Firefighters 602$2,026,306$40,3914$7,478
Police - Other 562$1,104,696$23,5880$0
Airports 430$1,088,751$30,3846$6,997
Other Government Administration 421$1,476,072$42,0736$8,558
Parks and Recreation 380$933,264$29,47146$53,816
Streets and Highways 333$872,716$31,4491$1,864
Sewerage 220$665,659$36,3090$0
Welfare 165$445,911$32,4300$0
Health 158$445,164$33,8100$0
Financial Administration 98$330,865$40,5140$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 85$293,344$41,4130$0
Judicial and Legal 73$209,607$34,4561$4,553
Other and Unallocable 49$158,543$38,8270$0
Solid Waste Management 42$100,132$28,6090$0
Totals for Government 6,243$18,196,212$34,97664$83,266

Kansas City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $74,444,000 ($152.25)
    Sewerage: $66,664,000 ($136.34)
    Air Transportation: $36,006,000 ($73.64)
    Regular Highways: $15,519,000 ($31.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,319,000 ($27.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,847,000 ($3.78)
    Parking Facilities: $89,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $408,404,000 ($835.28)
    Police Protection: $218,604,000 ($447.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,949,000 ($312.82)
    Sewerage: $94,436,000 ($193.14)
    Air Transportation: $82,746,000 ($169.23)
    Water Utilities: $76,500,000 ($156.46)
    Regular Highways: $68,159,000 ($139.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $57,064,000 ($116.71)
    Health - Other: $53,286,000 ($108.98)
    Central Staff Services: $49,487,000 ($101.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,128,000 ($92.30)
    General Public Buildings: $22,999,000 ($47.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,399,000 ($45.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,952,000 ($36.72)
    Financial Administration: $16,213,000 ($33.16)
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,665,000 ($19.77)
    Parking Facilities: $3,716,000 ($7.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,479,000 ($5.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $876,582,000 ($1792.81)
    Corporate Bonds: $288,122,000 ($589.28)
    Other Investments - Other: $247,640,000 ($506.48)
    Benefit Payments: $158,399,000 ($323.96)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $56,015,000 ($114.56)
    Withdrawals: $7,145,000 ($14.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,198,000 ($164.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $56,386,000 ($115.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $36,765,000 ($75.19)
    General - Other: $1,853,000 ($3.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,758,000 ($3.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,239,000 ($2.53)
    Police Protection: $1,218,000 ($2.49)
    Health - Other: $130,000 ($0.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $259,487,000 ($530.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,554,000 ($19.54)

Kansas City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $193,608,000 ($395.97)
    Air Transportation: $127,250,000 ($260.26)
    Other: $80,735,000 ($165.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,486,000 ($17.36)
    Parking Facilities: $4,533,000 ($9.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $25,752,000 ($52.67)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-24,715,000 ($-50.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $14,240,000 ($29.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,091,000 ($26.77)
    Other: $6,910,000 ($14.13)
    Highways: $6,440,000 ($13.17)
    Public Welfare: $2,268,000 ($4.64)
    Natural Resources: $913,000 ($1.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,237,000 ($8.67)
    Highways: $3,619,000 ($7.40)
    Sewerage: $2,283,000 ($4.67)
    Public Welfare: $2,006,000 ($4.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,181,000 ($2.42)
    Other: $933,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,073,000 ($501.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,676,000 ($36.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,199,000 ($33.13)
    Rents: $16,088,000 ($32.90)
    Special Assessments: $10,129,000 ($20.72)
    Interest Earnings: $5,172,000 ($10.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $155,209,000 ($317.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,028,000 ($36.87)
    Other: $4,429,000 ($9.06)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,497,000 ($5.11)
    Public Welfare: $1,371,000 ($2.80)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $223,824,000 ($457.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $220,451,000 ($450.87)
    Property: $118,373,000 ($242.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,836,000 ($97.84)
    Corporation Net Income: $38,144,000 ($78.01)
    Other License: $13,494,000 ($27.60)
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $13,494,000 ($27.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,787,000 ($13.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,177,000 ($8.54)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,585,000 ($5.29)

Kansas City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,714,056,000 ($5550.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,527,476,000 ($5169.27)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $793,099,000 ($1622.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $676,210,000 ($1383.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $649,594,000 ($1328.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $489,630,000 ($1001.41)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $198,081,000 ($405.12)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $54,576,000 ($111.62)

Kansas City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $88,002,000 ($179.98)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $641,906,000 ($1312.84)
    Total Federal Securities: $147,237,000 ($301.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,291,889,000 ($2642.21)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $799,669,000 ($1635.51)

6.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, KS  1.15% ($58,976 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.68% ($43,300)
from Cass County, MO  0.40% ($42,924)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  1.17% ($71,814 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.81% ($44,314)
to Cass County, MO  0.47% ($56,433)
Businesses in Kansas City, MO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Justice2
7-Eleven10KFC7
ALDI4Kmart4
ALDO1Kohl's2
AMF Bowling1Kroger1
AT&T8La Quinta2
Ace Hardware5Lane Bryant2
Advance Auto Parts7Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor3Long John Silver's4
Apple Store1Lowe's4
Applebee's7Macy's1
Arby's3Marriott12
Audi1Marshalls2
AutoZone4MasterBrand Cabinets18
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Maurices1
Banana Republic1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's25
Baskin-Robbins2Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works5Microtel1
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motherhood Maternity4
Best Western2New Balance10
Blockbuster7New York & Co1
Brooks Brothers2Nike20
Budget Car Rental3Nissan2
Burger King10Office Depot3
Burlington Coat Factory2OfficeMax4
CVS21Old Navy2
Cache1Olive Garden1
Caribou Coffee2On The Border1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines2Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet2Panda Express4
Chick-Fil-A2Panera Bread7
Chico's2Papa John's Pizza4
Chipotle6Payless7
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske3
Church's Chicken12PetSmart3
Cinnabon 3Pier 1 Imports4
Clarion2Pizza Hut14
Cold Stone Creamery2Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes5
Comfort Inn3Pottery Barn1
Comfort Suites1Pottery Barn Kids1
Costco1Quality1
Cracker Barrel2Quiznos11
Cricket Wireless34RadioShack8
Crossland Economy Studios1Ramada1
Curves5Red Lobster1
DHL1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen3Ruby Tuesday2
Days Inn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry8SONIC Drive-In10
Dennys3Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza3Sears9
DressBarn3Sephora1
Dressbarn3Sheraton2
Econo Lodge2Shoe Carnival2
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn1
Express2Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America2Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear4Sprint Nextel7
FedEx109Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Starbucks18
Foot Locker3Steak 'n Shake1
Ford4Subaru1
Forever 212Subway38
GNC9Super 84
GameStop8T-Mobile18
Gap3T.J.Maxx2
Gymboree2Taco Bell17
H&R Block18Talbots1
Hardee's3Target6
Haworth1The Cheesecake Factory1
Hilton9The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota2
Holiday Inn13Toys"R"Us4
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot4True Value2
HomeTown Buffet1U-Haul23
Homestead Studio Suites2UPS123
Honda2Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic1Vans3
Houlihan's1Verizon Wireless4
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret3
IHOP2Volkswagen2
J. Jill2Waffle House5
J.Crew1Walgreens11
JCPenney2Walmart4
Jimmy John's7Wendy's13
JoS. A. Bank2Westin1
Jones New York1YMCA6
Journeys1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kansas City:

  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kansas City:

  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)
  • K209EC (89.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kansas City:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Kansas City: Charles R. Long, Donald E. Ballard, Jack A. Davenport, Robert W. Cary.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kansas City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1,231Number of bridges
  • 18,379ft / 5,602mTotal length
  • $392,790,000Total costs
  • 20,475,598Total average daily traffic
  • 2,465,587Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,218,411Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kansas City, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 91920-1929
  • 241930-1939
  • 131940-1949
  • 1551950-1959
  • 2691960-1969
  • 1131970-1979
  • 1981980-1989
  • 2181990-1999
  • 1632000-2009
  • 622010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kansas City, MO
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,749 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kansas City)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 168 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,722$133,5502,394$159,4519,617$161,782425$51,26650$1,028,6101,020$110,96319$148,464
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED126$132,050135$153,879916$150,69289$42,1992$189,00053$90,2113$52,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED360$109,724447$129,0013,436$145,347509$29,78218$1,222,000389$85,86816$43,999
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN310$127,849285$133,8902,559$150,742101$71,7294$7,417,290171$86,1576$51,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS46$117,86139$161,133523$149,74832$89,9830$035$87,0160$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 188 tracts in Kansas City, MO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 121 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED623$182,840517$181,39310$174,511
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED172$169,799164$177,87216$83,498
APPLICATIONS DENIED74$198,61391$195,7321$93,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$195,68850$178,9204$190,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$149,71812$198,0712$162,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kansas City, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kansas City, MO - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 1930. The highest number of fires - 2,482 took place in 2008, and the least - 1,542 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kansas City, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (24.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kansas City, MO
    • 14,32349.4%Structure Fires
    • 7,10924.5%Outside Fires
    • 6,60122.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9663.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kansas City, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kansas City, Missouri:

  • Best Western Country Inn - Kci Airport, 11900 PLZ Cir, Kansas City, Missouri 64153 , Phone: (816) 464-2002, Fax: (816) 464-2002
  • Best Western Country Inn - Worlds Of Fun, 7100 Ne Parvin Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64117 , Phone: (816) 453-3355, Fax: (816) 453-0242
  • Courtyard By Marriott - Kci, 7901 NW Tiffany Spgs, Kansas City, Missouri 64153 , Phone: (816) 891-7500, Fax: (816) 891-8855
  • Econo Lodge Airport, 11300 NW Pr View Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64153 , Phone: (816) 464-5082, Fax: (816) 464-2816
  • Embassy Suites Kci, 7640 NW Tiffany Springs Pkwy, Kansas City, Missouri 64153 , Phone: (816) 891-7788, Fax: (816) 891-7513
  • Marriott Residence Inn, 2975 Main, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 , Phone: (816) 561-3000, Fax: (816) 931-0967
  • Holiday Inn Kansas City S E/Coco Key Water Park, 9103 E 39th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64133 , Phone: (816) 737-0200
  • Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel, 200 W 12TH St, Kansas City, Missouri 64105 , Phone: (816) 421-6800, Fax: (816) 471-5631
  • 77 other hotels and motels
All 85 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kansas City, Missouri
Most common first names in Kansas City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4,63979.1 years
John4,11873.6 years
William3,84574.1 years
James3,50871.3 years
Robert2,86569.9 years
Charles2,59473.6 years
George2,10175.2 years
Helen1,83279.3 years
Dorothy1,60676.5 years
Margaret1,57879.4 years
Most common last names in Kansas City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,04473.9 years
Williams1,61771.9 years
Johnson1,61074.2 years
Brown1,39873.7 years
Jones1,32373.4 years
Davis99374.8 years
Miller99075.9 years
Wilson75974.9 years
Moore73873.9 years
Taylor70173.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kansas City, MO
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kansas City, MO
  • 55.5%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Kansas City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kansas City on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 (64132) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 (64129) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #22 (64113) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 (64112) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 (64126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (64126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (64125) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #38 (64126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (64108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most big companies in 2005 (at least 1000 employees)"
  • #49 (64127) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 577 pilots and 766 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator

State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Carl M. Coppage (29)
  • Brett R. Glass (21)
  • Gerold L. Mosher (20)
  • Jade Kerr (18)
  • Johnny Hawkins (17)
  • James D. Goodwin (17)
  • Ronald D. Robertson (14)
  • F. Nicholas Franano (14)
  • James Huffman (13)
  • Nicole E. Glass (13)

Total of 1315 patent applications in 2008-2020.