Kansas City, Kansas 

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Best Places to Live in Kansas City, Kansas

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Wyandotte County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
City: Kansas City
Zip Codes: 66102, 66104, 66106, 66109, 66103, 66101, 66112, 66111, 66105, 66118, 11 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kansas City is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kansas City jobs have increased by 1.59%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 19.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Kansas City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Kansas City's population is 151,306 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.03%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kansas City is $89,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.74%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Kansas City public schools spend $11,699 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Kansas City. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Kansas City

It's a good time to buy in Kansas City. Home Appreciation is up 11.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Kansas City Real Estate.

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Reviews for Kansas City   15 Reviews
Kansas City - Wyandotte Co. - 1/23/2016
Avoid living in Kansas City, KS (Wyandotte Co.) by all means! We made the mistake of moving to this dump. High crime, high unemployment, murders daily, dilapidated... Read More

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MORTGAGE RATES IN KANSAS CITY
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ZIP CODES IN KANSAS CITY, KANSAS
66102, 66104, 66106, 66109, 66103, 66101, 66112, 66111, 66105, 66118, 11 total
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