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Kansas City, Missouri
Los Angeles, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Kansas City is 461% less densely populated than Los Angeles.
People are 1% more likely to be married in Los Angeles.
The Median Age is 0.4 years older in Kansas City.

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PEOPLE
 Kansas City, MOLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Population475,3783,971,883321,418,820
 Population - 2010454,8763,772,486308,745,538
 Population - 2000441,5453,694,820285,036,114
 Population - 1990435,1463,485,398251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now9.25%13.96%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now7.66%7.50%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,5098,47591
 Land Area3154693,531,905
 Water Area434264,837
 Median Age3534.637.4
 Female Population51.59%50.39%50.81%
 Male Population48.41%49.61%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Kansas City, MOLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.18%6.49%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.73%6.03%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.24%5.92%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.62%3.78%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.64%4.67%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.95%6.61%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.60%17.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.28%14.79%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.52%13.30%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.44%5.72%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.27%4.71%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.30%5.94%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.57%3.38%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.67%1.61%1.85%
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 RACE
 Kansas City, MOLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 White55.10%28.49%62.77%
 Black28.92%8.85%12.24%
 Asian2.40%11.38%4.95%
 Native American0.39%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.26%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.20%0.28%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.60%2.09%2.13%
 Hispanic10.15%48.59%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.85%51.41%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Kansas City, MOLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Households192,7991,329,370116,211,000
 Family Households107,021800,91576,958,100
 Non Family Households85,778528,45739,253,000
 Household Size2.372.842.63
 Married Population42.27%41.35%50.58%
 Single Population57.73%58.65%49.42%
 Now Married39.96%38.50%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.31%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married39.05%45.50%32.55%
 Widowed5.54%4.70%5.95%
 Divorced13.15%8.45%10.92%
 Married, w/children26.66%31.55%31.68%
 Married, no children36.91%31.57%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.47%21.32%16.94%
 Single, no children11.96%15.56%9.95%
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