Raytown, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 29,211 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 14,126  (48.4%)
Females: 15,085  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64133.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,127 (it was $41,949 in 2000)
Raytown:

$56,127
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,657 (it was $21,634 in 2000)

Raytown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,584 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Raytown:

$133,584
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,565; detached houses: $177,378; townhouses or other attached units: $145,868; in 2-unit structures: $90,377; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,726; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $221,339; mobile homes: $41,087; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $30,522

Median gross rent in 2017: $968.

March 2019 cost of living index in Raytown: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 61.3% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Raytown, MO (2017)
    • 17,42758.0%White alone
    • 9,06430.2%Black alone
    • 1,9246.4%Hispanic
    • 8602.9%Two or more races
    • 4231.4%Asian alone
    • 1830.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 640.2%American Indian alone
    • 230.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Raytown, Missouri as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Raytown is 354 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Raytown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(21.5)
5
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.4)
3
(10.2)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.8)
7
(24.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(6.8)
7
(24.0)
7
(24.7)
7
(24.9)
5
(17.9)
4
(14.0)
8
(27.0)
11
(37.1)
4
(13.6)
10
(33.9)
8
(27.2)
19
(64.7)
20
(68.4)
17
(58.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(138.6)
30
(103.0)
44
(155.2)
52
(185.1)
57
(203.8)
61
(213.2)
35
(118.1)
45
(151.6)
36
(122.0)
36
(122.0)
30
(101.8)
55
(187.2)
47
(160.8)
48
(164.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(111.6)
37
(127.0)
42
(148.2)
43
(153.1)
28
(100.1)
47
(164.2)
45
(151.9)
54
(182.0)
72
(244.1)
69
(233.9)
82
(278.3)
106
(360.8)
96
(328.5)
81
(277.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
243
(821.5)
245
(840.9)
235
(829.1)
310
(1,104)
379
(1,355)
301
(1,052)
290
(978.6)
276
(930.0)
244
(827.1)
267
(905.0)
227
(770.4)
320
(1,089)
384
(1,314)
258
(884.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
952
(3,218)
602
(2,066)
558
(1,969)
537
(1,912)
637
(2,278)
679
(2,373)
805
(2,717)
906
(3,053)
939
(3,183)
865
(2,932)
925
(3,139)
916
(3,118)
827
(2,830)
817
(2,801)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(425.9)
103
(353.5)
174
(613.9)
158
(562.6)
122
(436.2)
108
(377.4)
137
(462.3)
123
(414.4)
119
(403.4)
111
(376.2)
129
(437.8)
168
(571.9)
199
(680.9)
220
(754.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(27.0)
9
(30.9)
4
(14.1)
8
(28.5)
5
(17.9)
5
(17.5)
18
(60.7)
5
(16.8)
8
(27.1)
6
(20.3)
5
(17.0)
3
(10.2)
2
(6.8)
2
(6.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)296.4245.3281.9304.8359.3341.7301.6338.6320.5341.6336.0426.8442.0433.8

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City-data.com crime index in Raytown, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (13.3%), German (8.6%), English (4.6%), Irish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1950

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 9.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,947 people per square mile   (average).

Raytown, Missouri map

779 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,696 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,501 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (6.7 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (7.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (407.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Unity Village, MO (2.2 miles),
Independence, MO (2.6 miles ),
Lee's Summit, MO (2.6 miles ),
Kansas City, MO (2.7 miles ),
Mission Hills, KS (2.9 miles ),
Grandview, MO (2.9 miles ),
Mission Woods, KS (2.9 miles),
Westwood Hills, KS (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 94.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,498 (-18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,964 (13.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Distribution of median household income in Raytown, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Raytown, MO in 2017

Property values in Raytown, MO

Raytown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Raytown, MO residents
Average permit cost in Raytown, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Missouri:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Raytown, MO
Historical housing units in Raytown, MO
Most common industries in Raytown, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Raytown, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.1%)

Average climate in Raytown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Raytown, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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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 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.782. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.782
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Raytown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Raytown 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 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raytown-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 356.9 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 296.7 miles away from Raytown 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 304.4 miles away from Raytown center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 325.1 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 354.3 miles away from Raytown 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 290.5 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).
Raytown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Raytown:

  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF RAYTOWN (6124 RAYTOWN ROAD)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (11900 JESSICA LANE)
  • HIDDEN LAKE CARE CENTER (11400 HIDDEN LAKE DRIVE, PO BOX 16567)
  • WESTRIDGE GARDENS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (11901 JESSICA LANE)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF RAYTOWN (11503 E 63RD ST)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE INDEP REG HLTH CTR (5105 BLUE RIDGE BLVD SUITE 109)

Amtrak stations near Raytown:

  • 7 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: 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.

College/University in Raytown:

  • Herndon Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 2; Location: 11501 East 350 Highway; Public; Website: www.raytownschools.org/schools/hs/rqs/hcc/Pages/Default.aspx)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raytown:

  • Rockhurst University (about 7 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 7 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 9 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 12 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 16 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 18 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Park University (about 18 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high schools in Raytown:

Private high school in Raytown:

  • BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 8524 BLUE RIDGE BLVD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Raytown:

  • SPRING VALLEY ELEM. (Students: 488, Location: 8838 E 83RD ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOUTHWOOD ELEM. (Students: 472, Location: 8015 RAYTOWN RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • BLUE RIDGE ELEM. (Students: 404, Location: 6410 BLUE RIDGE BLVD, Grades: KG-5)
  • LAUREL HILLS ELEM. (Students: 395, Location: 5401 LANE, Grades: KG-5)
  • ROBINSON ELEM. (Students: 374, Location: 6707 WOODSON RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE (Location: 8401 E 83RD ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • RAYTOWN CENTRAL MIDDLE (Location: 10601 E 59TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Raytown

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You included South Middle School but omitted Raytown Middle School on Pittman Road.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Raytown: Raytown Plaza (A), Blue Ridge Plaza (B), Raytown Centre Shops (C), Raytown Branch Mid-Continent Public Library (D), Raytown Fire Protection District Station 2 (E), Raytown Fire Protection District Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parkway Shopping Center (1), Coach Lamp Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Raytown include: Sterling Avenue Church of Christ (A), Spring Valley Baptist Church (B), Southview Baptist Church (C), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church of Raytown (D), Grace Fellowship Baptist Church (E), Faith Presbyterian Church (F), Community of Christ Church (G), Raytown Christian Church (H), Spring Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Carmel Cemetery (1), Mount Olivet Cemetery (2), Brooking Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wildwood Lake (A), Elm Lake (B), Wildwood Lakes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Raytown: Blue Ridge Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Allison - Baseball player, Roger Allen III - Football offensive lineman.

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 Raytown and their reported violations in the past:

LINDLEY COVE WELL ASSOC (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2006), St BCA signed (SEP-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2006), St BCA signed (SEP-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2006), St BCA signed (SEP-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Raytown in 2010:

  • 395 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 134 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Raytown in 2000:

  • 471 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Raytown (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 63rd Street Branch, 350 Highway Branch, Raytown Trafficway Branch. 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: Raytown Branch at 6252 Raytown Road, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • First Federal Bank, FSB: 9330 East Gregory Blvd Branch at 9330 East Gregory Boulevard, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $374.8 mil, Deposits: $280.7 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co.: Raytown Branch at 6202 Raytown Trafficway, branch established on 1994/06/13. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $469.9 mil, Deposits: $424.5 mil, headquarters in Independence, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blue Ridge Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Raytown Banking Center Branch at 6705 Blue Ridge Blvd, branch established on 1989/11/29. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gregory Branch at 9063 East Gregory Boulevard, branch established on 1958/07/19. 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

For population 15 years and over in Raytown:

Marital status in Raytown, MO
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Raytown:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Raytown
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Religion statistics for Raytown, 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
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This 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.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 460
Jackson County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Raytown:

54.1%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Raytown:

52.5%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

59.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Raytown, 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 59$313,352$63,7332$3,025
Streets and Highways 17$61,765$43,5990$0
Health 17$66,307$46,8055$9,878
Financial Administration 11$47,671$52,0050$0
Police - Other 11$47,364$51,6701$525
Parks and Recreation 8$35,338$53,0070$0
Other and Unallocable 7$25,867$44,3432$2,941
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$23,177$55,6250$0
Other Government Administration 4$28,352$85,05612$5,800
Judicial and Legal 4$14,785$44,3553$5,414
Sewerage 3$9,099$36,3960$0
Totals for Government 146$673,077$55,32125$27,583

Raytown government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,497,000 ($85.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $207,000 ($7.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,313,000 ($250.35)
    Sewerage: $4,506,000 ($154.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,505,000 ($51.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,311,000 ($44.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,247,000 ($42.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000 ($42.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $709,000 ($24.27)
    Financial Administration: $635,000 ($21.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $438,000 ($14.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($3.39)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($1.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $55,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,304,000 ($78.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,540,000 ($292.36)

Raytown government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,174,000 ($211.36)
    Other: $1,247,000 ($42.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $502,000 ($17.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $971,000 ($33.24)
    Interest Earnings: $732,000 ($25.06)
    General Revenue - Other: $208,000 ($7.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $898,000 ($30.74)
    General Local Government Support: $783,000 ($26.80)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,971,000 ($272.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,521,000 ($189.00)
    Property: $2,063,000 ($70.62)
    Other License: $502,000 ($17.19)
    Other: $131,000 ($4.48)

Raytown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,561,000 ($1799.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,046,000 ($1781.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000 ($17.63)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000 ($8.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,304,000 ($797.78)

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 Raytown, MO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless4SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Subway2
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx2UPS1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Walgreens1
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Raytown:

  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raytown:

  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • 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)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Raytown:

  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Raytown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.3mTotal length
  • $1,842,000Total costs
  • 426,822Total average daily traffic
  • 31,100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 396,852Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Raytown, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Raytown, MO
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Raytown)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Raytown, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 218 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Raytown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Raytown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 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 ORIGINATED213$94,646105$76,207503$102,84429$20,3762$141,00074$76,3991$61,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$103,6369$67,42965$113,42311$11,9080$05$38,6660$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$97,91237$107,564234$108,12440$27,4120$019$76,2432$63,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$97,66214$97,551173$108,7378$36,8580$012$93,3130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$100,0001$119,00046$108,6831$87,2600$03$77,6670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.01 , 0125.02, 0126.00, 0127.01, 0128.01, 0128.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$91,30110$119,8441$45,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$104,99111$116,7382$65,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$76,3823$106,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$72,4601$79,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$87,3172$86,3152$82,475

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.01 , 0125.02, 0126.00, 0127.01, 0128.01, 0128.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Raytown, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Raytown, MO - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of fire incidents - 126 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Raytown, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.4%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Raytown, MO
    • 30847.4%Structure Fires
    • 21332.8%Outside Fires
    • 9915.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 304.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Raytown, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Raytown, MO
  • 88.9%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Raytown, MO
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Raytown compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Raytown on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #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+)"
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