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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


  • Profile: Large-city complex
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 1014
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Kansas City
  • Zip Codes:

Quick Facts About Kansas City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kansas City is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Kansas City jobs have Decreased by 0.32 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 5.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Kansas City's population is 459,772 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.19 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kansas City is $132,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Kansas City public schools spend $12,402 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Kansas City.

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Kansas City Housing Market


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HORRIFIC....RUDE AND DUMB PEOPLE EVERYWHERE....THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO... (read more)
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kansas city i have lived here all of my life ,people are fairly freindlycost of living ok lots of green space thru the citytrees and parks scatterd all the way thru... (read more)
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