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Pros

-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown

Cons

-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area


Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.

Highlights


Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Kansas City
Zip Codes: 64118, 64119, ... 48 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Kansas City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kansas City is 5.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kansas City jobs have Increased by 3.95 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 13.00% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Kansas City's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Kansas City's population is 475,378 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.25 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kansas City is $109,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.64%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Kansas City public schools spend $13,820 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Kansas City. Learn more...

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Kansas City Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Kansas City. Home Appreciation is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Kansas City Real Estate.
The median home price in Kansas City is $109,100. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  3/13/2018
Mixed bag

I lived in KCMO north of the river for about ten years. It's a great place but there are issues with both increasing crime, and police misconduct. Somebody broke into my... (Read More)

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  1/2/2018
"Big Small-Town"

I have lived in Kansas City for little over 2 years, Chicago prior for 4 years. I wanted to add a review of KCMO because it seems most of the reviews here are several... (Read More)

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  1/1/2017
Not a safe place to live

Have lived in Kansas City metro area most of my life, but I'm currently relocating. Violent crime is on the rise in K.C., 126 homicides in 2016, the deadliest in 8... (Read More)

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