Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

Kansas City: Largest municipality in the U.S. state of Missouri

About

Kansas City is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 459,787 and a population density of 557 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 495,327 inhabitants.

The city was created 169 years ago in 1852.

Quick Facts about Kansas City

Population : 495,327 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Jackson County
Different from : Kansas City
Twitter username : KCMO
Postal code : 64999, 64170–64172, 64161, 64116–64134, 64183–64185, 64190–64199, 64141, 64136–64139, 64187–64188, 64108–64114, 64105–64106, 64163–64168, 64944, 64179–64180, 64144–64158, 64101–64102
Phone Area Codes : 816
Area : 826.15 km2
Official name : Kansas City
Altitude : 909 feet / 277 meters
Capital city : Kansas City is capital of Jackson County
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 07:52:15 (18th August 2022)
Density : 600 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.18% (2010-2019)
Kansas City locator map
Location of Kansas City on Missouri map.
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Kansas City Montage
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Geography

Kansas City is located at 39°5'59"N 94°34'43"W (39.0997300, -94.5785700).

Kansas City map

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Demographics

The population of Kansas City increased by 7.18% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1890 132,716 - demographic balance
2010 459,787 71.14% census
2011 462,368 0.56% estimation process
2012 464,595 0.48% estimation process
2013 467,213 0.56% estimation process
2014 470,629 0.73% estimation process
2015 475,073 0.94% estimation process
2016 481,670 1.37% estimation process
2017 488,329 1.36% estimation process
2018 492,012 0.75% estimation process
2019 495,327 0.67% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,767
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,125
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,787
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,125
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 12.6%
Female persons, % : 52.4%
White only, percent : 96.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 421
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.8%

Kansas City zip code is 64101. County name: Jackson, County fips: 29095

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $191,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,632
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $520
2015-2019 median gross rent : $867
2015-2019 Households : 3,775
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.72
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 41,767
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 107,980
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 174,616
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,451
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $79,826
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,480
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,072
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 475
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 294
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,008
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 77
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 889
2010 population per square mile : 284.4
2010 land area in square miles : 35.60
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $129,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,313
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $509
2015-2019 median gross rent : $750
2015-2019 Households : 2,140
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,305
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,391
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 920,463
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 81,337
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,220
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,171
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,881
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 339
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 245
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 39
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 262
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 270
2010 population per square mile : 617.8
2010 land area in square miles : 8.52

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3 Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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4 Abraham Lincoln and Tad Statue

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Where to Stay in Kansas City

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People born in Kansas City (200)

People born in Kansas City, including comedy writer and actress Ellie Kemper, Greek-composer, conductor, and orchestrator of film and television scores Basil Poledouris, film actress Jean Harlow, .

List

  • Ermine Cowles Case (American paleontologist) he was born in 11/09/1871
  • Bruce Jones (writer) he was born in 01/01/1944
  • Ned Brooks (American journalist) he was born in 13/08/1901
  • Masten Gregory (racecar driver) he was born in 29/02/1932
  • Red Amick (racecar driver) he was born in 19/01/1929
  • David Dreier (American politician) he was born in 05/07/1952
  • Frank Wess (American saxophonist and flautist, composer and arranger) he was born in 04/01/1922
  • Dane Watts (American basketball player) he was born in 20/04/1986
  • Burt Bacharach (American composer, songwriter, record producer, and pianist) he was born in 12/05/1928
  • Dianne Wiest (American actress) she was born in 28/03/1948
  • Leo Watson (musician (1898-1950)) he was born in 27/02/1898
  • Sandra Warfield (American operatic mezzo-soprano) she was born in 01/01/1929
  • Edie McClurg (American stand-up comedienne) she was born in 23/07/1951
  • Jeanne Eagels (American actress) she was born in 26/06/1890
  • Jane Dee Hull (American politician (1935-2020)) she was born in 08/08/1935
  • Columbus Short (American choreographer) he was born in 19/09/1982
  • Kevin Mahogany (American jazz singer) he was born in 30/07/1958
  • Sandahl Bergman (American actress, dancer, stuntwoman) she was born in 14/11/1951

Schools in Kansas City

College & universities near Kansas City, MO

Code Name City ZIP
457697 City Vision University Kansas City (MO) 64106-3028
488174 Ea La Mar's Cosmetology & Barber College Kansas City (MO) 64127-1912
179812 Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Kansas City (MO) 64106-1453
155283 Concorde Career College-Kansas City Kansas City (MO) 64111-2407
177995 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City Kansas City (MO) 64111-2429

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kansas City, MO

Code Name Address Type
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
WAR Warrensburg 100 South Holden St. RAIL

Post offices near Kansas City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Civic Center Post Office Kansas City (MO) 64106
Kansas City Main Post Office Kansas City (MO) 64108
Kansas City Mo Retail Post Office Kansas City (MO) 64108
James Crew Post Office Kansas City (MO) 64127
Leon Mercer Jordan Post Office Kansas City (MO) 64128

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Kansas City , Kansas county seat of Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States with a population of 152,960 people.

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , MO. (more)

City Name Population Title
Independence 116,774 County seat of Jackson County, Missouri, United States
East Independence 110,675 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States of America
Lee's Summit 101,467 City in Missouri, United States
Blue Springs 56,547 City in Missouri, United States
Raytown 28,816 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Grandview 24,711 City in Washington, United States
Grain Valley 14,827 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Oak Grove 8,437 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Greenwood 5,881 Town in Jackson County, Florida in the United States
Sugar Creek 3,235 City in Missouri
Buckner 3,010 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Marlborough 2,142 Village in St.
Lake Lotawana 2,131 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Lone Jack 1,378 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Lake Tapawingo 719 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Adams 690 Town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Kansas City distances to largest Missouri cities